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Testimonials

Here's what our people say about us

Charlie Newton

Placement Surveyor Leeds

I am currently studying BSc (Hons) Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam University and have just finished my 12- month placement at James A Baker working in the Leeds office. Working at James A Baker has hugely benefitted me by shaping my interests for my future career path, the independent work load I was given while working under the guidance of several chartered surveyors and associate directors allowed me to gain a wide range of experience and develop several crucial skills, which I can apply to what I have learnt at university to date.

I was also given thorough mentoring with regards to my APC, with the company arranging for me to attend an ‘Understanding the APC’ training course, along with having regular meetings with a number of qualified colleagues to discuss and work through my final submission.

Additionally, James A Baker was great at getting me involved with client development and networking, allowing me to broaden my contacts whilst growing my experience as a working surveyor. Overall, I have thoroughly enjoyed being part of the team and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to undertake a placement year.

Charlie Noad

Agency Surveyor Bath - UCEM Pathway

The University College of Estate Management pathway is a fantastic option for young people considering a career in property. I studied the BCs (Hons) Real Estate Management and I have recently completed my final year. This pathway has allowed me to obtain a full-time job earning experience and a wage whilst studying alongside it. The course is divided into modules and is set out week by week comprising both coursework and exams.  I am now working towards sitting my APC.

William Baker

Agency Surveyor London - UCEM Pathway

I have been working for James A Baker for four years in the London office and during this time I have been increasing my skills and knowledge within the licensed sector. I wanted to develop and broaden my understanding throughout the industry and this is why I decided to pursue the degree course at The University College of Estate Management whilst working. I studied the BCs (Hons) Real Estate Management and I have recently completed my final year. The course is divided into modules where study resources are made available through the UCEM website in addition to Webinars. The work comprises of both coursework and exams and deadlines must be met. I am now working towards sitting my APC.

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