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Town Planning Degree Level Apprenticeship

10 Fleet Place, EC4M 7RB
£21,200.00 annually
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day
  • Balance the economic growth, social and environmental demands and impacts of communities and landowners on towns, cities, and rural areas
  • Prepare and/or determine statutory planning applications, plans or proposals
  • Formulate and implement strategic and local planning policy, laws, and practice
  • Plan for the delivery of infrastructure such as roads, railway stations, minerals and waste, and energy facilities
    Identify and analyse issues, courses of action and projects regarding the planning of land and buildings. This includes the allocation of sites and environmental, social or economic resources
  • Research and assess technical, planning information, data, and surveys
  • Visit sites to assess the effects of proposals on the surrounding area
  • Write reports, often of a complex nature, to assess and explain legislation and recommend whether plans should be allowed. These reports will be for a range of groups including politicians, developers, commercial clients and members of the public
  • Attend and present at planning committees, appeals, and public inquiries.

The training you will be getting

Chartered Town Planner (Degree) Apprenticeship Standard:
  • You will attend university one day a week to work towards your degree qualification
  • You will have the full support of your wider team, as well as a line manager, mentor and buddy, and a dedicated learning & development team
  • You will join our 2 year 'accelerate your future' internal training scheme as well as company provided training sessions

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion, we would like to see your continued employment at Mott Macdonald where you can expect to take a more senior role in ongoing and future projects as well as possibly training future junior/apprentice team members.

There is an option to conintue your professional development through further courses, events and company provided training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

You may be required to travel for university, work assignments and events including on the odd occasion weekends. Mott will provide you with travel and accommodation costs where needed.

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