Reference Quantity: ST0332

Particulars of ordinary

1. Occupation(s)

The occupations coated by this normal are related to surveying technicians performing on behalf of purchasers or employers in an assistant capability.  The forms of surveying technician included are:

  • Constructing Surveying Technicians
  • Industrial Property Surveying Technicians
  • Residential Property Surveying Technicians
  • Land Surveying Technicians (together with rural, minerals and waste administration and planning and improvement)
  • Valuation Surveying Technicians
  • Guide (Skilled) Amount Surveying Technicians
  • Guide (Skilled) Undertaking Administration Technicians

2. Occupational profile

The primary duties and duties of a Surveying Technician are:

  • To gather info from inspections or visits to buildings, land and building websites
  • To take applicable measurements of buildings, land or plans
  • To fulfill with different professionals, purchasers, prospects and others to acquire and supply info referring to land, property or building
  • To gather and document knowledge referring to land, buildings or building for technical use
  • To handle work duties referring to the realm of observe
  • To undertake costings and/or measurements and/or valuations utilizing knowledge collected from analysis
  • To make sure a secure working setting for themselves and others

 3. Necessities: Data, Abilities and Behaviours

A profitable apprentice may have met the core necessities when it comes to data and abilities and all of the behaviour necessities plus two of the non-compulsory necessities for each data and abilities.

Core data



What’s required – Within the context of land, property and building:


Define the English authorized system, regulation of contract and regulation of tort

Knowledge assortment

Clarify key mathematical ideas, ideas of measurement, the significance of accuracy, knowledge administration and confidentiality


Concentrate on financial ideas and the operation of financial and property/building markets

Well being and security

Describe the ideas and obligations imposed by regulation, codes of observe and different laws


Clarify how and why sustainability seeks to steadiness financial, environmental and social targets

Building Expertise

Describe the expertise of low rise buildings together with supplies

Private effectiveness

Clarify the way to handle personal time and duties, talk and negotiate successfully

Non-compulsory data

Select two from the next:

(letter signifies associated non-compulsory data)

What’s required

a. Valuation and appraisal

Describe the explanations for valuations and the strategies to supply each capital and rental valuation recommendation

b. Constructing pathology

Concentrate on frequent constructing defects together with assortment of data, measurement and checks

c. Land, property and planning regulation

Clarify ideas of land regulation, the regulation of landlord and tenant and planning regulation

d. Procurement and contracts

Describe the primary forms of procurement and tendering and the assorted types of contract used within the building business

e. Costing and price planning of building works

Concentrate on the ideas of quantification and costing of building works and the way value planning assists within the monetary management of tasks

Core abilities



What’s required:  Within the context of the surveying setting:

Knowledge assortment and evaluation

Measure and accumulate knowledge related to the surveying self-discipline

Well being and security

Exhibit the appliance of well being and issues of safety and the necessities for compliance

Building expertise

Apply the ideas of building expertise and the environmental efficiency of supplies


Apply the ideas of contract regulation to incorporate both contracts for acquisition/disposal of property, normal types of constructing contracts or different property associated contracts

Private effectiveness

Handle personal time and duties, talk and negotiate successfully

Non-compulsory abilities

Select two from the next:

(letter signifies associated non-compulsory data)

What’s required

a. Valuation and appraisal

Undertake capital and rental valuations and show involvement with the preparation of shopper studies.  Use a wide range of valuation strategies and strategies and use the related valuation requirements and steerage

b. Constructing surveys

Undertake surveys, utilizing survey and different info to diagnose trigger and mechanisms of failure

c. Land, property and planning regulation

Apply the regulation and observe referring to a minimum of two of land, property, landlord and tenant or planning

d. Tendering and procurement

Implement procurement routes chosen for tasks and finishing up tendering processes related to them

e. Costing and price planning of building work

Quantification, costing and price administration of building works, together with using applicable normal strategies of measurement and types of value evaluation.

Be aware referring to non-compulsory data and abilities:  Sometimes apprentices following the Valuation, Residential or Industrial Property, and Land pathways will take a and c while these following Constructing Surveying will take b and d and people taking Guide Amount Surveying will take d and e however the closing resolution will probably be that of the employer.


What’s required

Present a excessive normal of service

At all times make sure you present the very best service, make sure you give consideration to element and meet all deadlines set

Act in a method that promotes belief within the surveying career

Act in knowledgeable and constructive method always

Act with integrity

 Be sincere and simple in all that you simply do.

Deal with others with respect

Deal with everybody with politeness, politeness and respect

Take duty

Be accountable for all of your actions

4. Entry

The entry requirement for the apprenticeship will sometimes be 5 GCSEs at Grade C or greater together with Maths and English or a Degree 2 apprenticeship in a building or property associated self-discipline however the closing resolution is that of every employer.  Apprentices who’re granted entry with out GCSE Grade C or greater in Maths and English will probably be required to realize Purposeful Abilities in English and Maths at Degree 2 as a part of the apprenticeship.

5. {Qualifications}

Apprentices will obtain a Degree 3 Diploma in Surveying as a pre requisite to finish level evaluation and can grow to be

Affiliate members of the RICS (AssocRICS).

6. English and Maths

Apprentices with out stage 2 English and Maths might want to obtain this stage previous to taking the end-point evaluation.

7. Skilled registration

The apprenticeship will present the mandatory data abilities and behaviours for profitable apprentices to grow to be Affiliate members of the Royal Establishment of Chartered Surveyors.

8. Period

The apprenticeship will sometimes be undertaken over two years.

9. Assessment date

The apprenticeship normal will probably be reviewed a minimum of each three years.

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