Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship

Employer
Valuation Office Agency (VOA)
Location
Nationwide
Salary
£20,875
Closing date
25 Jun 2021
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Job Details

Location

Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Croydon, Colchester, Durham, Eastbourne, Exeter, Hull, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth Preston, Sheffield, Stoke, St Austell, Wembley

Summary

The Valuation Office Agency is recruiting Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprentices across the UK. If you enjoy working within a fast paced, challenging environment then this is an excellent opportunity to join our highly skilled and diverse organisation.

Job description

We are looking for talented individuals eager to start a surveying career where the Valuation Office Agency will pay for you to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Surveying, Property and Maintenance and provide you with the training and development you will need to undertake end point assessment with the Royal Institute of Surveyors, to gain Associate member status (AssocRICS).

When you join the Level 3 programme, you will undertake a variety of roles including property inspection, producing digital surveys and valuing properties for either Council Tax or Non-Domestic Rating. We will provide full training and mentoring. An individual training programme will be put in place for you to make sure you get the right mix of work and breadth of experience required to complete your Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship and become a qualified with RICS.

  • Off-the-job learning will be provided by JACE training. On completion you will achieve a Level 3 Surveying Technician Diploma comprising a combination of core units and specialist real estate management units. Rather than attending formal lectures or classes, you’ll study using JACE’s state-of-the-art online learning environment and digital library, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors. On return to the office produce digital surveys of properties inspected. Record these surveys on a database and then work within a set of guidelines undertaking a valuation assessment for review
  • Respond to ratepayer enquiries on the telephone, on site and in writing.
  • Take responsibility for their own time management to deliver required work outputs
  • Prepare case notes on each file and decide the outcome of cases applying established business rules, practice, and methods seeking advice where necessary from manager.


Upon completion of the Level 3 Surveying Technician Diploma and completion of the on-the-job training and assessment you will undertake the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS Associate) Assessment leading to RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS).
 

Responsibilities

Person Specification

Please see candidate pack

Essential requirements

  • All applicants must have GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 and above in English and Mathematics or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.
  • Job holders will be required to travel on a regular basis to undertake their duties, which may involve some overnight stays. However, travel is currently occurring on a minimum basis due to the Covid-19 pandemic


In order to be eligible for the apprenticeship, any qualifications previously held or currently being worked towards must differ in content so that this apprenticeship provides substantial new skills. Individuals who hold or who are working towards a similar qualification of the same level or higher are not eligible to apply.

Desirable Requirements

  • Be committed to undertake and complete a Level 3 diploma apprenticeship with JACE Training
  • Be able to communicate both verbally and written, influence and work with others to deliver aims and objectives
  • Have sound analytical skills and good judgement to inform decisions or when providing opinions or advice to others
  • Strong organisation skills to manage a diverse workload, delivering to deadlines which may involve regular travel
  • Self-motivated, flexible and prepared to work across a range of duties


If you can meet our person requirements above we are keen to hear from you.

Qualifications

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C or equivalent including Maths and English. (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

Behaviours

We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together

Benefits

We offer a range of flexible working options, a generous leave allowance that starts at 25 days and goes up to 30 days after 5 years’ service and a pension scheme. Maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks with full pay followed by 13 weeks statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid, and paternity leave of 4 weeks at full pay.

Supporting Documents for Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship

Company

We define value in terms of our people: high quality training, interesting and varied work, and a balance with life outside of work.

Our surveyors take on wide-ranging work with major social impact. We value millions of UK properties, from airports to zoos. Our work underpins the collection of over £50 billion each year to help fund public services. And while our focus is public, the mind-set and pace are distinctly business orientated.

Along the way, your personal development is properly structured, progression is actively supported, exceptional training is available, and some of the most experienced professionals in the industry are on hand to share their expertise. And while we work hard, we respect your work-life balance, with working conditions reflecting the best in the sector.

That’s our definition of value.

Defining Value through our people

Our people take on wide-ranging work with major social impact. We value millions of UK properties - from airports to zoos. Our work underpins the collection of over £51 billion of local government taxation, so it's vital in funding the UK's public services such as schools and hospitals.

We employ approximately 3,600 people, with 43 offices across England, Wales and Scotland. If you chose to build your career with us, we will continue to invest in you and develop your skills, so that we build on what we already do well and deliver more in the future. Over the past year we have supported over 300 of our people to gain professional qualifications in operational skills.

We offer structured personal development, progression opportunities, and exceptional training with some of the most experienced professionals in our industry who are on hand to share their expertise and support. While we work hard, we respect your work-life balance, with flexible working conditions reflecting the best in the sector.

We're committed to inclusion and our simple aim is to be a great organisation to work for, and we make sure to deliver on our promise to be an inclusive employer. That makes the Valuation Office Agency a place where you can bring your whole self to work. It's also somewhere you can achieve your potential.

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