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Civil Engineering Apprenticeship, North and Mid Wales Trunk RoaAgent - Halkyn

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Llandrindod Wells - Automobile Palace Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5HU
Salary
National minimum wage
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

• Assist in the front line operational maintenance of the trunk road from small pothole repairs to major resurfacing of the carriageway.
• Gain an understanding of the broad range of statutory duties and highway standards that the Agency work to on behalf of Welsh Government.
• Assist with the monitoring and management of temporary works such as traffic management on the highway.
• Learn how to manage safety risks on the trunk road network.
• Work closely with the Environmental Team to see how we aim to maintain and improve biodiversity alongside the trunk road.
• Take part in the project management of small engineering works in conjunction with our local authority and private sector supply chains.
• Work with colleagues in the Technology Unit who provide design, maintenance and improvement management for technology infrastructure systems e.g. roadside electronic signs.
• Work closely with the Traffic Officer Service helping to manage live incidents on the A55 / A494 / A483 dual carriageways.
• Take part in meetings for example with the Traffic Wales Service.
• Work closely with specialist colleagues dealing with Third Party Claims, finances, street works management and health & safety.

Requirements

Skills

All apprentices will be expected to demonstrate:
- Show the appropriate behaviour and attitude
- Show commitment to work
- Working as part of a team
- Communicating with confidence
- Commitment to learning
- Understand what is required to work for the council / agency

Qualifications

Qualified to at least Level 2 meeting the following requirements:
Either
• 4 GCSEs grade D or above
• Corresponding Level 2 vocational qualification (e.g. BTEC First Level 2 Diploma)

For your information, any combination of qualifications with an equivalent grade will be acceptable.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Coleg Cambria

Training provider course:
Construction Technical (Wales) Apprenticeship Level 3

About the employer

Llandrindod Wells - Automobile Palace
Temple Street,
Llandrindod Wells,
Powys
LD1 5HU

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The recruitment centre / interviews will be held online on 19.09.22

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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