What will the apprentice be doing?
As a Civil Engineering apprentice in our Local Government, Highways team in Hertford. You will be supporting your team on local and national projects; carrying out site inspections, preparing engineering design documents including drawings using AutoCAD and helping your team to compile reports for our clients. You will be trained in the use of software engineering tools, and you will be supported by your Line Manager and Mentor.
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 bachelors qualification, as well as 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 help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to 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
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 Level 5 or above (6 Maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to Include 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