What you will do in your working day
- You will begin by learning CAD skills which are the basis of all the construction designs we do
- You will work alongside experienced technicians and engineers to develop your knowledge of building engineering
- You will translate civil engineers' and architects' designs into technical drawings, taking into account elements such as environmental features and utilities, making decisions and recommendations as to how these are dealt with
- You will communicate with clients, suppliers and colleagues as part of this process
As your skills develop, you will then start to be involved in engineering design, working towards designing independently. You will be supported all along with on-the-job training and mentoring from our team of experienced, industry-leading professionals at our office in Gloucester.The training you will be getting
You will join as an apprentice engineer as soon as possible and start your degree in either 2023 or 2024 depending on how soon you can join. Through this Level 6 degree apprenticeship you will gain a BEng in Civil Engineering from University of West of England. attending university 1 day a week for 5 years at no cost to you.
You'll be working in the office in Gloucester for the other 4 days of the week and earning a salary.
Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
NOTE: Candidates must currently live within a practical daily travelling distance of the office in Gloucester to be considered for the position.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Once you have successfully completed your degree, you will be appointed as a Graduate Civil or Structural Engineer. From there you will progress to managing your own projects as a Civil or Structural Engineer and the next step is to manage your own team of apprentices and graduates as a Senior or Principal Engineer.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills Qualifications
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Desired
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade B) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Distinction) Desired Things to consider
We can only consider applicants who are based within easy commuting distance of our Gloucester office and have a permanent right to work in the UK.