Civil Engineering Truro Highways - Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
WSP UK LIMITED
Location
11 High Cross, TR1 2AJ
Salary
£18,000.00 annually
Posted
19 Jan 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC1000009679
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

As a civil engineering apprentice in our Highways team, you will assist in the development of designs and production of drawings through different phases of design, preparation of specifications and reports in design of cycleways, drainage and roadways. You will be trained in the use of software engineering tools such as AutoCad to ensure our team have a full set of design skills. Where practical, you'll get the opportunity to visit site and see the projects you're working on, coming to life.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will attend the University of Exeter on block release to study a Civil Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, as well as your Incorporated Engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship.

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 gain Chartered status with the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as the chance to study towards a Masters degree.

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, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including english, maths, science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 in maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels, to include either maths and physics (Grade AAB or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Civil Engineering including further maths (Grade DDM or above) Desired

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