Reference Quantity: ST0049

Particulars of ordinary

1. Occupation(s)

The occupation coated by this commonplace is Development Amount Surveying Technician. Typical job titles can embrace: Assistant Amount Surveyor, Assistant Development Surveyor, Amount Surveying Technician, Assistant Value Engineer or Assistant Value Analyst. Development Amount Surveying Technicians are related to the monitoring and management of prices and contracts on building tasks and are primarily based on websites or in places of work. 

2. Occupational profile

The primary duties and duties of a Development Surveying Technician are:

  • Aiding senior managers with the budgeting of building tasks
  • Management of prices throughout a building venture
  • Choice and administration of specialist contractors
  • To contribute to the mitigation of disputes utilizing correct information
  • Recording, management and reporting of earnings and expenditure on a building venture
  • Valuation of progress on building tasks
  • To help senior managers with the authorized and contractual points on a building venture

3. Necessities: Information, Expertise and Behaviours


What’s required

Well being and Security

Perceive the ideas and tasks imposed by legislation and different laws in a building setting


Perceive the sustainability points in tasks throughout financial, social and environmental elements

Development Expertise

Perceive totally different building methods and supplies and the ideas of design


Perceive totally different types of contracts utilized in building and why they’re utilized in numerous conditions


Perceive the several types of procurement course of and negotiation necessities

Value management

Perceive the significance of controlling prices throughout a building venture and the impact of adjustments to the venture

Monetary reporting

Perceive the assorted types of reporting on venture progress


What’s required

Well being and Security

Apply well being and issues of safety to all actions


Exhibit utility of the ideas of sustainability

Development Expertise

Help within the implementation of essentially the most applicable options for building tasks


Be capable of apply several types of contracts to totally different conditions


Help within the number of and negotiation with specialist contractors for a building venture

Value management

Help within the measurement and costing of building works throughout a venture.

Monetary reporting

Help within the preparation of economic stories, money circulate and value forecasts for a building venture


Help within the assortment, collation and storage of related knowledge and its evaluation


What’s required

Dedication to Code of Ethics

Perceive and apply the Code of Conduct and conduct laws, ethics {and professional} requirements related to trade’s recognised skilled our bodies.

Persevering with Skilled Growth

Determine personal growth wants and take motion to satisfy these wants. Use personal data and experience to assist others when requested.

Dedication to Equality and Range

Perceive the significance of equality and variety and show these attributes in order to satisfy the necessities of equity at work.

Talk Successfully

Be capable of contribute successfully to conferences and current data in quite a lot of methods together with oral and written.

Battle avoidance

Be capable of help in planning to keep away from battle and resolving points that do come up

Work in Groups

Be capable of work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational means.

Exhibit Innovation

Be capable of determine areas for enchancment and recommend revolutionary options.

4. Period 

The standard length for this Apprenticeship is three years however this can rely on the earlier expertise of the apprentice and entry to alternatives to realize the complete vary of competence.

5. Entry necessities

Particular person employers will decide their very own entry necessities, however the typical entry necessities for this Apprenticeship might be 5 GCSEs or equal, together with Maths, English and a Science; or a Stage 2 Apprenticeship.

6. {Qualifications}

The next qualification might be gained:

  • A Stage 4 qualification in Development and Constructed Atmosphere that meets the data necessities of the usual and is accredited by the trade’s recognised skilled our bodies assembly the academic necessities for Technician standing or the equal degree of membership.
  • English and Maths; apprentices with out degree 2 English and Maths might want to obtain this degree previous to taking the end-point evaluation.

7. Skilled Registration

This Apprenticeship will embrace the data, expertise and behaviours sometimes required to realize Technician standing or the equal with the trade’s recognised skilled our bodies. The ultimate evaluation course of for this Apprenticeship will sometimes be consultant of the evaluate course of required for skilled registration.


This Apprenticeship commonplace is at Stage 4.

Assessment date

This Apprenticeship commonplace ought to be reviewed three years after approval of the usual.

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