Rating

10/10
  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • I am a quantity surveyor/ cost consultancy. So we are involved in costing up buildings, from new fit outs to refurbishment. We deliver cost reports and contracts on the projects. I am an MEP so I deal with the mechanical, electrical and power part of costing.

    10/10

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Yes, I’ve learnt how to use new programs such as CAD measures. This is where the drawings go for us to be able to measure and scale them up.

    10/10

  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • To a high extent I enjoy my programme. CBRE deliver a fantastic opportunity and a variety of job roles to be tested before you find the right one. This is why there rotation scheme is so popular.

    10/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • It is organised pretty well. They have regular meetings with junior boards and committee teams. Everyone can air any concerns or problems they have.

    10/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • I receive a lot of support in both academic and work place. Both my team and the next gen team are available to contact whenever with any queries.

    10/10

  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • They are forums which are available to you so that you can contact tutors and other students for help. Also you have a mentor and support guidance to help with any problems. They also have check ups to see how you are handling everything.

    10/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • It gives a better understanding of how things run in the work place and why we do / need certain things.

    10/10

  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • Yes, there are all of the above available. We have netball teams, a sports day etc. Also have socials/ networking events regularly with internal and external employees to gain further connections.

    10/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend CBRE to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 9b. Why?
  • It is a place with so many opportunities and will help you grow/ achieve many goals. You gain a degree full paid for and work experience all at once. It is the best way to learn.


  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to CBRE?
  • Be confident. Be yourself. And never hold back a question you have.


Details

Degree Apprenticeship / Sponsored Degree (Level 6/7)

London

February 2020


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