Transport Planning Degree Apprenticeship - Bristol

Portwall Place, Portwall Lane, BS1 6NA
£18,000.00 annually
01 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
AECOM have a number of exciting apprenticeship opportunities across the UK & Ireland within our Transport Planning Team. We cover all areas of transport planning, from pedestrian and highway modelling, to public transport and spatial planning. As an integrated team, we provide design and planning advice from inception through to detailed design, often working alongside engineers, architects and master planners in multi-disciplinary teams.
As a Transport Planning apprentice you would provide technical support to Transport Planners working on policies, projects and plans relating to all kinds of transport systems including roads and the use of cars, lorries and buses; rail networks; pedestrian systems for walking or cycling; and air travel.
Responsibilities will include:
  • The planning and design of transport and traffic policies, plans, schemes and systems
  • Collecting, preparing and presenting data, written information and analyses to inform the development of policies, plans and projects
  • Modelling transport and traffic systems
  • Assessing the impacts of possible transport measures
  • The development and implementation of travel planning (Smart Travel) schemes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software
  • English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Transportation Planning
  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities
  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

Desired qualifications

  • The minimum qualifications required by the Education and Skills Funding Agency is Grade 4 or C GSCE maths & English
  • Three A Levels (or equivalent) - maths, Geography or Economics would be advantageous

Future prospects

We will support your development into a fully competent Transport Planning professional, and well as Chartership with the TPP which will enable you and AECOM to demonstrate your level of technical competence. You will be encouraged to continuously develop your skills through continuous professional development (CPD), we have thousands of online courses through AECOM University, and talent management programmes for our high performers. Given the global nature of our business you will also have the opportunity to work on projects not just in the UK but also further afield in Europe and the Middle East for example.

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