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Surveying technician

Collecting information from site inspections to inform advice to clients on land, property or construction.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have one of the following:

  • 5 GCSEs at grace C or above (or equivalent), including maths and English
  • a level 2 apprenticeship in a construction or property related discipline
What apprentices will learn
  • the English legal system, law of contract and law of tort
  • key mathematical principles in data collection
  • economics
  • health and safety
  • sustainability
  • construction technology
  • other skills relating to 2 of the following specialisms: valuation and appraisal, building pathology, property and planning law, procurement and contracts, costing and cost planning of construction works

Apprentices will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Surveying.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

Successful apprentices will be able to apply to become associate members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).


End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors 0207 222 7000