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ICE Engineer - Degree Apprenticeship

Leeds City Council
Merrion House, 110 Merrion Centre, LS2 8BB
£21,189.00 annually
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?
  • Develop knowledge, skills and experience of professional and cost effective engineering scheme management and the coordination role of supporting the delivery of civil engineering schemes and other related engineering elements
  • Work closely with Consultants, Contractors and Developers in all aspects of delivering civil engineering schemes
  • To comply with the accountability of the safety of staff, service users and contractors in accordance with the Department Health and Safety Policy
  • Develop knowledge, skills and experience as a construction professional, in accordance with all appropriate legislation
  • Develop knowledge, skills and experience of carrying out the statutory duty and roles required under the Construction Design Management Regulations (2015)
  • Work closely with external consultants in the feasibility, design and construction supervision stages of civil engineering schemes
  • Develop knowledge, skills and experience of managing projects and service improvements where required
  • To give advice and mentor junior members of staff where required
  • Liaising closely with colleagues in all areas of the department to secure the delivery of satisfactory services to Members, citizens and developers
  • Liaison and joint working with other teams, departments, Authorities, public bodies and private organisations
  • Keeping abreast of changes in legislation, policy and procedures, ensuring such changes are taken into account in all matters dealt with
  • Apprentice Engineers are registered under a formal training agreement with the Institution of Civil Engineers, and individually mentored by a Supervising Civil Engineer. Progression within the scheme requires a number of attributes to be achieved during the training period as part of the Apprentice's duties and under the management of the Supervising Civil Engineer
  • The Directorate operates a Staff Appraisal and Development Scheme which includes individual Action Plans and a collective Training Plan. You will be expected to participate actively and responsibly in the agreement of a Personal Action Plan and in meeting its agreed aim and targets
  • To abide by the Councils Equal Opportunities Policy in the duties of the post and as an employee of the Council
  • To undertake such other duties commensurate with the grade of the post

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

BSc in Civil Engineering from Leeds Beckett University (Day Release).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successfully passing their Apprenticeship End Point Assessment, they will become an Incorporated Member of the ICE.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, To work to high standards, To demonstrate flexibility, Demonstrates self-motivation, Determination


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent at least two science or numerate subjects (Grade 104 UCAS Tariff (BCC)) Essential

Things to consider

Work at heights (e.g., over 2m); Face to face contact with the public/service users.

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