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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
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.