Apprenticeship standard: geospatial survey technician

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.


Apprenticeship standard for a geospatial survey technician

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This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is not yet ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the geospatial survey technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact:

The standard for a geospatial survey technician was developed by:

  • Skanska (Lead Employer)
  • Aecom
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Severn Partnership Ltd
  • Maltby Land Surveys Limited
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Jacobs UK Limited
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Murphy Surveys
  • Subscan Technology Limited
  • Sitechnics Limited (trading name Technics Group)
  • Topcon (Great Britain) Limited
  • Korec Group
  • Trimble
  • Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors Limited
  • Leica Geosystems Limited
  • Cat Surveys Group Limited
  • Morgan Sindall Group
  • Historic England