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The Land REferencer Apprenticeship

 Become a Professional 

 Geographer 

Start a career in land referencing

CONSTRUCTION & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

LEVEL 4 LAND REFERENCER APPRENTICESHIP |  DAY RELEASE | BIRMINGHAM

Embarking on an apprenticeship is a great way to start your career, but as with all big decisions, it's a good idea to consider your options carefully.  Read our About Apprenticeships guide for more information.

If you’ve decided that this is the right occupation for you, a Level 4 Apprenticeship (equialent of a foundation degree) has been developed by a range of Land Referencer employers.  Full details can be found here.

 

This occupation is found in a range of sectors including transport (aviation, rail, highways), utilities, housing, redevelopment, retail, environmental protection, commercial, private and public sectors. The broad purpose of the occupation is to support land referencing exercises in providing supporting evidence, documentation and information for an acquiring authority to obtain land for the purposes of large development or infrastructure projects such as airport expansion, railway construction and large shopping centres.

 

SoLR is an advocate of Land Referencing as an occupation and actively support the delivery of the apprenticeship.  One of our core objectives is to develop and retain these skills within the Land Referencing industry.

Duration

24 to 30 months

level 4

Level 4 apprenticeships are equivalent to a foundation degree.

 

A foundation degree is the academic equivalent of two-thirds of a Bachelors degree, a Higher National Diploma (HND) and Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) - at Level 5 of the Regulated Qualifications.

Entry Qualifications

Functional Skills Level 2 English and Maths.​

Apprentices without Functional Skills Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and Maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

Land referencers play a vital role in securing land for new infrastructure projects by connecting people, places and environments

New projects will

  • generate green energy

  • secure clean water

  • connect communities and

  • protect us from climate change

New and upgraded infrastructure ensures we have a fair and sustainable future

Land referencers work collaboratively with a range of professional disciplines:

Community Engagement and Social Outcomes

Environment and Sustainability

Planning

and

Legal

Engineering

and

Design

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Our employers are market-leading professional consultancy and engineering organisations who offer competitive pay, investment in your training and career progression to becoming a professional land consultant in the field of geography.

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The Level 4 Land Referencer apprenticeship 

Recruitment for the Level 4 Land Referencer Apprenticeship runs from February with roles starting around September.

Training will be provided on a day-release basis by the Dudley College of Technology.

Training Provider

End-point Assessment Organisation

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