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Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying at Eastleigh College

Course description

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying is for those who are seeking to start a career as a surveyor in the construction, property sales and property management industries.

At the start of the Apprenticeship, or on completion, advanced apprentices can apply for Associate RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) membership.

You will achieve a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Surveying, Property and Maintenance and a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment. Unless exempt on entry, you will also achieve Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications in English and maths.

Course content

The Apprenticeship includes core units relating to

  • managing self and relationships and service standards within a surveying environment
  • managing own work within a surveying environment and actions to reduce risks to health and safety within a surveying environment

In addition, a range of specialist unit options are available to select from in relation to the following aspects of surveying:

  • maintenance management
  • quantity surveying
  • general practice surveying
  • building surveying
  • valuation.

Entry requirements

  • Entry is subject to interview and assessment.
  • You will need to have relevant employment.

In addition, you need to have

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or higher including English and maths
  • or have completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship in a construction or building services engineering discipline
  • or have completed a relevant Level 2/3 vocational qualification in a construction discipline
  • or have relevant experience and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English and maths.


You will be assessed on a continuous basis through a combination of knowledge and practical assessment activities, including assessment of activities in the workplace.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Achievement Officer.

Financial information

You will need safety footwear, a scientific calculator and a scale rule.

Future opportunities

Advanced apprentices can progress onto a structured career path in surveying leading to Chartered Surveyor status.

A wide range of further study opportunities also exist at Higher National Certificate, Foundation degree and undergraduate degree level.

Further information

Apprenticeships are open to candidates of all ages above 16 years.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastleigh College directly.

Last updated date: 15 March 2016

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