What will the apprentice be doing?
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week at Liverpool John Moores University and 4 days a week working at our Manchester office)
- You will be involved with the planning of projects with your project manager, including when and how you will collect data
- Help undertake desk-based research, using publicly available data and information from other sources. This might include talking to third parties
- Carry out fieldwork, including making visual observations on sites, and collecting data to support site assessments and design work
- Perform routine analysis and data collection
- Provide regular updates to your team members, your project manager and other relevant people, either verbally or in writing
- Undertake drawing work and civil infrastructure design under supervision
- Help prepare client reports/updates (including emails, draft factual and interpretative reports) under guidance
- From time to time, we may ask you to come along to client/design team meetings
You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) at your End Point Assessment.
In addition to this, at Waterman, you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:
- Workplace shadowing
- Dedicated mentoring
- Technical skills including software, people skills and health & safety training
- Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
- Webinars and e-learning
- Development days
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Having achieved Incorporated Engineer status, you will have started your journey towards becoming a fully Chartered Civil Engineer with the ICE. There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and presentations from the ICE.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical science (Grade B (in maths) B, C or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended Diploma - Engineering related (Grade DDM or above) Essential