2022 Apprenticeship - Cost Consultancy

  • Employer Mace Group
  • Job type Degree Apprenticeships
  • Salary Competitive
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol/Exeter, Manchester, Winchester, London
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 14/09/2021

The Role

This role is predominantly based within Mace or client offices, with regular site visits. As an Apprentice Cost Consultant you will be assisting the Lead Cost Consultant with a variety of responsibilities, including:

Developing an understanding of the procurement process to realise best value
Helping our clients to understand the potential costs of construction projects
Assisting the team with producing feasibility estimates, cost estimates and cost plans
Assisting the team with building measurements and design assessments
Assisting with the management of costs through the construction phase of the project by regular reporting and monitoring
Management of project design and cost changes during construction
Conducting site valuations and payments to the main contractor
Assisting the clients team with implementing the construction contract


You will be sponsored through a five-year part-time BSc degree in quantity surveying. We will provide support and mentoring to develop your experience and achieve Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors within six years.

Minimum requirements

·          112 UCAS points from three A Levels (or equivalent UCAS points) or a construction-related Level 3 BTEC Diploma at MMM grade or above

·          Six GCSEs grade C or above including mathematics and english (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above)

·          We welcome qualifications from around the world: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C

In addition to the minimum requirements, candidates must have:

·          Strong numerical skills

·          Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·          Strong attention to detail

·          The ability to work effectively in a team

·          Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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