Surveying Technician

Available for: 16-19, Higher Education, Apprenticeships,


Surveying technicians act on behalf of clients or employers in an assistant capacity. The types of surveying technician included in this apprenticeship are Building Surveying Technicians, Commercial Property Surveying Technicians, Residential Property Surveying Technicians, Planning and Development Surveying Technicians, Valuation Surveying Technicians, Consultant (Professional) Quantity Surveying Technicians and Consultant (Professional) Project Management Technicians.

Course Details

Studies will help apprentices to build competency in all aspects relevant to a surveying technician role. There is a specific set of core requirements in terms of knowledge, skills and behaviour that an apprentice is required to meet in order to successfully complete the apprenticeship standard.

 The main duties and tasks of a Surveying Technician are:

To collect information from inspections or visits to buildings, land and construction sites
To take appropriate measurements of buildings, land or plans
To meet with other professionals, clients, customers and others to obtain and provide information relating to land, property or construction
To collect and record data relating to land, buildings or construction for technical use
To manage work tasks relating to the area of practice
To undertake costings and/or valuations using data collected from research
To ensure a safe working environment for themselves and others

Location: PROCAT Basildon Campus.

Duration: 24 months.

Study Format: 1 day per week (day release).

Entry Requirements: GCSE English grade 4 (or C). GCSE maths grade 4 (or C). 4+ in science preferred,

Professional Recognition: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (AssocRICS).


Where can I learn?

This course is located in Basildon


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