Level 6, Apprentice Building Surveyor London

  • Employer Arcadis
  • Job type Degree Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline 30/11/-0001

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations London
  • Qualifications gained Degree
  • Date published 09/05/2019

‘Transform your world’

Wherever you work, whatever you do, as an Arcadian you have the chance to Improve Quality of life.  It’s what unites and inspires us.

That’s why we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who are committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises.  People who value different perspectives, who build sustainable relationships and who dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world – and the world around them.

Arcadis is a fantastic place to begin your career.  It’s why we’re embracing a culture that puts people first.  Where everyone has the opportunity to own their careers and transform their world.  Where you can come together to work on industry-defining projects. And where your given the space to grow personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.


You’ll experience industry defining projects that will accelerate your development and improve the lives of people around the world.

People: You’ll experience teamwork at its best you’ll see new perspectives.  Perspectives that you can use to improve quality of life.

Opportunities: You’ll experience more than a career – you’ll have the chance to grow, personally and professionally, while impacting the lives of millions of people.

Flexibility: You’ll experience life – we believe that our people need to be empowered and trusted to work in a way that creates a positive balance – and we’ll all benefit, us you and millions of people.

At Arcadis, we believe embracing flexible ways of working is an essential element in a progressive, forward-looking business that thrives in innovation.

About our Apprenticeship Programme

The Level 6 Chartered Building Surveyor Apprenticeship will lead to obtaining a RICS accredited degree and RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).  Our Building Surveyor Apprentices undertake a part time degree over the course of 5 years.

The Apprentice will work towards the RICS APC over the duration of their apprenticeship but will enrol in the penultimate year and will then take the RICS APC final assessment as their end point assessment, this will lead to achieving fully chartered surveyor status.  

The role will allow you to access “on and off the job training” gaining knowledge and hands on experience of supporting our Building Surveyor teams in their delivery of exciting projects across our sectors.

Typically a Surveying Apprentice will work 5 days per week. Typically 4 days “on the job” training and 1 day “off the job”.  The training will be delivered by blended learning including online and distance learning, supported by a Virtual Learning Environment with online tutor support as well as monthly tutor led workshops at central locations.

As a Surveying Apprentice you will you be on a fixed term contract.  At the end of which it would be decided if we would like to take you on permanently and progress to an Assistant level.

Entry Requirements

The Entry requirements for a Level 6 Degree apprenticeship are 96 UCAS points.


  • To provide building surveying support in the delivery of projects and assignments.

  • To deliver elements of building surveying assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff.

  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior member of staff and act upon it.

  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner

  • To provide general support to the team

  • Meet all the assessment requirements and expectations associated with your academic course of learning.

Skills & Behaviours Required

  • An interest in construction & the built environment.

  • Have a good head for numbers & enjoys working with IT.

  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Enjoys a challenge & has good problem-solving skills.

  • Organised & the ability to multi-task.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Be a team player.

Arcadis are committed to investing in our people, and rewarding for exceptional performance. As an Apprentice employee you will be eligible for the benefits below:

  • A Benefits Allowance and access to other Flexible Benefits

  • Where applicable, Pension Plan and Auto-Enrolment

  • At least 25 days holiday

  • 1 x Charity day given per annum

  • Birthday Vouchers

  • Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies

We take continuous professional development seriously and we are committed to ensure each individual performs at their best and develops their potential for future roles. You will benefit from on the job learning and experiences made possible by the broad range of projects and commissions.

Our Learning and Development team provides solutions geared to equip you with the knowledge and skills, which will help you, deliver better value results for our clients, and create opportunities to meet your career aspirations.

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