What will the apprentice be doing?
Working alongside our experienced responsive and planned maintenance teams, your working day could include:
- Inspecting tenants' homes and properties under construction or renovation
- Carrying out condition surveys
- Specifiying repairs and building works
- Helping to resolve disputes with contractors and customers
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- You’ll follow the Building Surveying pathway in this Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship. On successful completion you will qualify as an Associate Member (AssocRICS) of RICS.
- You'll learn through practical, hands-on training with our experienced responsive repairs and planned maintenance teams alongside attending college one day per week.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
We cannot guarantee a permanent role at the end of your apprenticeship. We will, however, encourage and support you to apply for suitable roles within the Council and beyond when the time comes.
Reality CheckThe role involves site visits in all weather conditions and in environments where construction work is being carried out. You need to be: confident doing practical, hands-on tasks with the ability to learn and apply concepts that involve logic, interpreting data, planning, organising and prioritising; willing to travel to London 1 day per week.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Technically savvy
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4 or above) Essential