What will the apprentice be doing?
Right now, we're looking for a well-motivated and creative Level 7 Apprentice who is keen to be involved in challenging and innovative projects, based in our office in London.
Architecture has been an integralpart ofArup for over 50 years. Our reputation was built on designing buildings that wereat the forefront of innovation, sustainability and people-centred design.As part of the global firm of 16,000 designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical experts in more than 90 offices around the world, we have unrivalled access to the skills and expertise needed to create 'Total Architecture'. We have architectural practices in the UK, Europe, the Americas, Australasia and East Asia and we are growing.
We are looking for people who would like to join our community of Architects in a mission to Shape a Better World. We continue to design buildings that are simple, purposeful, efficient and beautiful, that are technologically advanced and sensitive to environmental and human needs in line with Ove Arup's vision for 'Total Architecture'. Our projects span various sectors, including transport, sport, science and industry, commercial buildings, and social infrastructure and we work closely with Arup's unparalleled range of engineers and specialists to create the most beneficial outcome for our clients, for society and for the planet.
We offer our staff:
- The opportunity to undertake short or long-term assignments to other regions and research is central to our culture.
Arup University and our Foresight and Innovation team allow us:
- To differentiate our services and encourage individuals to follow their passions in their work.
Our teams have access to state-of-the-art digital tools, and the flexibility to work from home for up to 3 days each week - we are committed to providing the highest quality services to our clients whilst also championing wellbeing for all members of our team.What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards the Architect (integrated degree), Level 7 (Master's degree) qualification.
Successful apprentices will gain the following qualifications:
- A post graduate level qualification in architecture (Part 2) that must be prescribed by the ARB
- A post graduate level qualification in architecture (Part 3) that must be prescribed by the ARB
Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a university, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. Your study pattern could be day or block release, or via distance learning, depending on the course that you enrol on. A dedicated mentor will guide you through your personal and professional development.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
When joining us as one of our apprentices, you'll enjoy the opportunity to study for a paid, professionally recognised qualification in a discipline that will help you further your career. Our apprentices are employed on a permanent basis, so you'll continue to progress with Arup on permanent basis once you've completed your course.
Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll have access to our online network. You'll also take internal courses. These cover technical aspects of the business, such as software, but also vital 'soft' skills such as report writing and working effectively.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent in minimum three subjects (Grade C) Essential