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Diploma in Residential Surveying & Valuation

Graduate Profiles

Alix Heritage

Aldershot, Hampshire

When Alix Heritage was looking for a career that
would give her the flexibility to spend time with children and provide job
satisfaction she didn’t expect to find it in a pub.

Sava Learner Alix Heritage

Alix Heritage has swapped pulling pints for helping home buyers after deciding to swap her job as pub landlady for a new career in residential surveying in a bid to find a better work-life balance.

Alix from Aldershot, Hampshire, is currently undertaking a Sava Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation, a prestigious qualification that allows participants to carry on working while they are studying and can be the launch pad to a rewarding new career.

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Sava Graduate James Quinn

When James Quinn’s career in management at an international food and beverage corporation lost its fizz he decided it was time to make the leap and become his own boss.

Originally from Worcester James determined to combine hands-on working with studying for a Sava Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation. Now, just two years after qualifying he owns one of the fastest growing independent surveying practices in the country.

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James Quinn, Diploma Graduate


James Quinn enjoyed his 15 years in management at PepsiCo, one of the world’s biggest food and beverage companies, overseeing sales for some of its best-known brands.

Chris Norris, Diploma Graduate

Newton Abbot, Devon

After finishing his GCSEs Chris Norris decided going down the
university route wasn’t to his taste so instead turned his pub restaurant
summer job into a full-blown career.

Chris Norris

When a career in the restaurant trade wasn’t serving up the job satisfaction he hungered for Chris Norris flipped to a completely new profession and joined the family surveying business.

Instead of going to university to get the qualifications he needed Chris from Newton Abbot, Devon, combined on the job training with a Sava Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation to satisfy his appetite for career success.

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