Land Referencer

Competitive salary
United Kingdom

Job Reference: ART-ZovyrEMFh0v

Who are we?

ART Providers Skill Centre (ART) is a UK based organization that is committed to provide you with the right skills, learning and career opportunities in your chosen apprenticeship course programme. We exist to produce top quality apprentices and support employers in bridging them to the right apprentice such as yourself.

We are now offering a Land Referencer course programme in Level 4. Inquire now!


What will you learn in this course?

In this apprenticeship programme you will be in a range of sectors including transport (aviation, rail, highways), utilities, housing, redevelopment, retail, environmental protection, commercial, private and public sectors. You will learn to provide supportive 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.


Knowledge you’ll gain:


  • Deliver land referencing projects for major infrastructure schemes
  • Provide support to clients ensuring the project is delivered on time within budget
  • Monitor progress of work, identify risks and implement the timely resolution of issues
  • Engage with various stakeholders to capture requirements and develop relationships
  • Actively engage with team growth activities and operational tasks
  • Manage, motivate and mentor junior staff



  • Identify relevant legislation and the appropriate data extraction required to satisfy the requirements of the chosen consent method. Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and well-being legislation, company policy and practice. Process personal information in a secure manner.
  • Interpret information from multiple sources, including paper and digital, relaying in a coherent and clear format. Identify proprietors, types of tenure and rights over land, current beneficiaries and successors and unknown interests in land.
  • Record information accurately and comprehensively, providing a fully auditable trail of evidence. Use a Geographic Information System (GIS) for data processing and analysis, areas measurement and plan production.
  • Maintain accurate records in accordance with company procedures.
  • Build professional landowner and stakeholder relationships to enable effective enquiry, influence and negotiation. Prepare for, conduct and follow up stakeholder meetings and record minutes.
  • Plan site visits to enable the required data collection.
  • Analyse land features and how they impact or inform legal interest in the land.
  • Serve notices, evidence that they have been successfully served in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • Monitor site notices and provides a prompt response to returned notices or queries from affected parties.
  • Communication with a range of stakeholders via numerous methods including phone, email and in person.




  • Adopt a professional approach to work, respect confidentiality and work collaboratively across multiple disciplines.
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail when solving problems, taking into consideration people, places and environments and the relationship between them.
  • Work independently, self-manage and prioritise work and own professional development.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.



Apprentices without 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.

The benefits of this level 4 Apprenticeship include:

  • Achieve a healthy work-life balance
  • Opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements

Once you have completed this Apprenticeship, you could progress on to the following:


  • On completion of this qualification, you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same or similar occupational area or progress into employment in their chosen trade such as Assistant land consultant, Land consultant, Land referencer, and Land referencing technician


Maximum funding: Competitive

Course Length: 30 months (this does not include EPA period)

Learning method: Workplace (direct delivery)