Sponsored Commercial Degree Programme 2018

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Barratt Developments PLC

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30 November 2018

Sponsored Commercial Degree Programme 2018

Sponsored Degree Programme – Quantity Surveying Training Scheme 

Starting salary: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on location and experience, plus benefits (Negotiable for those who bring management / leadership experience from other industries; for example ex-forces personnel). 

Summary of the role: 

We’ve collaborated with Sheffield Hallam University to offer a bespoke Degree Programme leading to a BSc (Hons) Degree in Residential Development and Quantity Surveying, which provides a unique opportunity for you to develop the qualities and skills you’ll need to excel in your career in the house-building industry. It’s a great opportunity for those who are looking for an alternative start for their career rather than full-time Higher Education or those who wish to change career direction into a Quantity Surveying role. 

You’ll join as Trainee Quantity Surveyor, giving you hands-on experience from day one. You’ll attend 4 x 1-week teaching blocks at Sheffield Hallam University each year, where we'll put you up in a hotel and cover your food and travel costs. You'll achieve an accredited BSc (Hons) Degree over approximately 5 years.  

Personal Characteristics/Qualifications and Skills: 

To be considered you must have the potential to focus on customer expectation and commercial needs, as well as having an understanding of the level of commitment required from you to successfully manage a working role alongside furthering your education. You’ll also need to meet the following minimum course entry requirements: 

To qualify you’ll need ONE of the following:

  • One A Level and 4 GCSE’s (C or above) including Maths and English OR
  • BTEC National Qualification
  • Advanced Diploma in Construction or Built Environment OR
  • Other access or foundation courses
  • More experienced entrants without formal qualifications will be considered on merit, taking into account such factors as their work experience, including those from the Armed Forces, and previous qualifications.

Benefits package:

  You’ll benefit from:

  • Full time Trainee Quantity Surveyor position with the opportunity to progress into leadership roles
  • Competitive Salary
  • Hands on experience from day one
  • Support in achieving an industry accredited BSc (Hons) Degree in Residential Development and Quantity Surveying – approximately 5 years
  • 4 x 1-week annual block teaching at Sheffield Hallam University for academic study
  • Paid Tuition fees
  • Accommodation, breakfast and evening meals paid for during block weeks
  • Work towards professional membership
  • One to one academic and business mentoring and development support
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits

Please outline which vacancy you are interested in applying for in your application.

North Scotland x 1 vacancy

East Scotland x 1 vacancy

West Scotland x 1 vacancy

North East (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne) x 1 vacancy

Yorkshire East x 1 vacancy

Manchester x 1 vacancy

North West x 1 vacancy

East Midlands x 1 vacancy

West Midlands x 1 vacancy

Northampton x 1 vacancy

South Midlands x 1 vacancy

Southern x 1 vacancy

Eastern Counties (Essex) x 1 vacancy

London West (Brentford) x 1 vacancy

Exeter x 1 vacancy

Southampton x 1 vacancy

For more information on our Divisional locations please visit barrattfuturetalent.co.uk/graduates/locations/



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