Apprenticeship programmes

Built for careers

UCEM offers a range of higher and degree level apprenticeship programmes, delivered by supporting online learning.

Explore each apprenticeship programme below to find one that suits you.

Programme pathways

Use the links below to navigate to each of the pathways we offer:

Chartered Surveyor

Overview

The aim of this Level 6 apprenticeship is to provide apprentices with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to pass the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and become a Chartered Surveyor.

Subject APC pathways available
Building Surveying Building Surveying*
Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveying and Construction*
Construction Management Project Management*
Real Estate Commercial Real Estate
Corporate Real Estate*
Land and Resources*
Residential*
Valuation

 *these pathways require the employer to fill some of the knowledge gaps for apprentices. Talk to our Business Development team for more information.

Key dates:

Spring application deadline BSc (Hons) route: 04 March 2024
Spring start date: 25 March 2024

Autumn application deadline BSc (Hons) route: 26 August 2024
Autumn application deadline MSc route: 12 August 2024
Autumn start date: 30 September 2024

Entry requirements:

BSc (Hons) route: 96 UCAS tariff points or equivalent
MSc route: a bachelor’s degree with honours at lower second standard (2:2)
For full details please read the relevant apprenticeship brochure.

Construction Design and Build Technician

Overview

The built environment needs specialists with the technical expertise and digital skills to drive change for a sustainable future. This Level 4 apprenticeship provides the foundational knowledge needed to develop a career in architecture, construction or design.

Key information

Autumn application deadline: 26 August 2024

Autumn start date: September 2024

Entry requirements: 64 UCAS Tariff points or equivalent

Building Control

Overview

The Building Control Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship is a Level 6 apprenticeship that includes a BSc (Hons) Building Control degree. This apprenticeship develops the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a career as a building control surveyor. After completing this apprenticeship, apprentices will be able to apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). 

Key information

Spring application deadline: 04 March 2024

Spring start date: 25 March 2024

Autumn application deadline: 26 August 2024

Autumn start date: 30 September 2024

Entry requirements: 96 UCAS tariff points or equivalent

Construction Site Management

Overview

This Level 6 apprenticeship includes a BSc (Hons) Construction Management degree. The end point assessment will be delivered by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). CIOB will enable apprentices to use the portfolio of evidence they develop during the programme to count towards the evidence required to achieve chartered membership.

Key information:

Spring application deadline: 04 March 2024

Spring start date: 25 March 2024

Autumn application deadline: 26 August 2024

Autumn start date: 30 September 2024

Entry requirements: completed the Level 4 Construction Technician Standard or equivalent

Construction Site Supervisor

Overview

This Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor apprenticeship programme will provide apprentices with the necessary skills for a successful career as a construction site supervisor.

Key information:

Spring application deadline: 04 March 2024

Spring start date: 25 March 2024

Autumn application deadline: 26 August 2024

Autumn start date: 30 September 2024

Entry requirements: 64 UCAS Tariff points or equivalent

SUSTAINABILITY BUSINESS SPECIALIST APPRENTICESHIP 

Our Level 7 apprenticeship aims to nurture leadership for a more sustainable built environment.  

Key information

Autumn application deadline: 26 August 2024

Autumn start date: 30 September 2024

Entry requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with honours at upper second standard (2:1) or equivalent

COMING SOON 2024

  •  L4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship
  • L6 Construction Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship
  • Chartered Surveyor – Planning and Development

For more information on these programmes, visit our new programmes page.

*Revalidation

To make sure our programmes are always high quality and relevant for our students we review and update our programmes on a regular cycle. This is known as “periodic review and revalidation” and this year several programmes will be going through this process. Therefore, the programme information presented for programmes on this page may change in Autumn 2024. Information about any changes will be published in Spring 2024.

Apprenticeship pathways this affects:

  • Chartered Surveyor Building Surveying (Level 6)
  • Chartered Surveyor Quantity Surveying & Project Management (Level 6)
  • Chartered Surveyor Property (Level 6)
  • Building Control Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship
  • Construction Site Management
  • Construction Site Supervisor