Ramshaw, regional director for the Midlands, said: “LSH is committed to
providing more opportunities for young people who want to start a career
early. There’s nothing wrong with the traditional university route, but I
think the industry is missing a trick by not doing more to capture talent
earlier. This would help bring much needed diversity into our industry.
people of all ages is a challenge, but one thing we are focused on is providing
high quality apprenticeships,” said Adam. “It’s a win-win. We’re
able to bring talented people into the business and they can begin a rewarding
career in an exciting industry without the burden of a large student loan.”
supporting young apprentices who want a career as RICS-qualified chartered
surveyors as well those seeking opportunities in marketing, finance and
administration. In recent months they have taken on a number of young
apprentices across the firm, including three in the Midlands, who are now
gaining experience in building surveying, valuation, lease advisory and agency.
“There will always be a need for graduates with real estate qualifications, and
we shouldn’t forget the need to attract more mature candidates with experience
of the market. However, LSH is committed to giving more young people from
diverse backgrounds an opportunity to build a career in commercial property.”
LSH offers two levels
of surveying apprenticeship; Surveying Technician which is aimed at those with
GCESs (or equivalent) and which gives them a diploma and pathway to AssocRICS
level. They also offer a Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship which
offers a BSc (hons) degree and a route to RICS’ Assessment of Professional Competence
information visit the careers pages at www.lsh.co.uk.