Apprentice Quantity Surveyor at Costain

Start Date:
Tonbridge South East
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
£12,300 annually
Review Date:
February 2016

Review Score


1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Apprentice Quantity Surveyor Raising Orders, Making Payments and Subcontract Management Interact with the Project Managers, Scheme Leads, Senior QS, Project QS, Accounts Department and Engineers. Interact with Subcontractors and the client. To ensure that orders are raised and fully approved, to make payments to the subcontractor and to raise applications to the client.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Developed my interpersonal skills, I am now able to communicate more efficiently. I have gained by CSCS card.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I enjoy my programme a lot and find that I am learning a lot as well.

4. How valued do you feel by Costain?


Yes I do

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Well organised

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


a reasonable amount of support

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


a lot of support

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


reasonably well

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


yes the social comity organises events

9. Would you recommend Costain to a friend?


9b. Why?

they are a very good and respected company and have treated me very well.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Costain?

to research the company so that you can gain an idea of their values and expectations.

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