What will the apprentice be doing?
As a civil engineering Apprentice in our Highways team one day can be completely different to the next. You will have the opportunity to learn new skills using specialist software suited to the area of the business you are working in. You may be involved with taking concepts and ideas from architects or engineers and creating software drawings and designs. Where practical, you'll get the opportunity to visit site and see the projects you've been working on, coming to life.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend London South Bank University to study a Civil Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, as well completing your End Point Assessment (and your Incorporated Engineer status) with the Institution of Civil Engineers. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship and support your career in Civil Engineering.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to work towards gaining Chartered status with your chosen institution, as well as the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade 5 or above (6 Maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to Include either Maths and Science (Grade Grade BBB or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent L3 to include Maths or Physical Sciences (Grade Grade DDM or above) Desired