Design, Construction and Management HNC/D Apprenticeship

Manchester City Council
Town Hall Extension, Manchester, M60 2LA
£17,000.00 annually
09 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • Attend meetings with various sub contractors, or the client, to discuss things like the programme, delays and costs
  • Work with various sub contractors or clients to resolve issues with ongoing projects.
  • Working alongside Quantity surveyors to discuss quantity take offs, variations and orders
  • Working alongside the site manager, helping to coordinate projects on site.
  • Regular site visits for progress checks on construction projects
  • Producing drawings/plans on software such as Revit
  • Producing client documents such as stage 1 reports using Adobe software e.g. InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Attend partnership, recruitment any other events that helps to promote partners and the programme
  • Assist with essential building tasks such as planning, designing and project management which could include analyse client requirements and develop detailed designs, risk assessment of design solutions and managing projects

To get a flavour of the wide variety of roles in the industry, you'll rotate around different partners including:
  • Manchester City Council
  • Ryder
  • Manchester Life
  • Purcell
  • Ramboll
  • Faithful Gould
  • Builders SISK Contractors
  • Buttress
  • Turner andTownsend
  • Eric Wright Group

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Beyond your academic qualifications, we'll be looking for evidence that you're genuinely enthusiastic about developing a career in construction
  • Analytical and methodical thinker
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Effective communicator

Personal qualities

  • Driven and a fast learner
  • Motivated
  • Good team player
  • Confident

Desired qualifications

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over with a passion for design, construction and leadership.
  • It's not for the faint hearted; the pace will be fast and you will be expected to excel in your development so you can progress to the next stage. You should have already completed GCSE (Level 2) and A Level (or equivalent Level 3) study and eligible to apply for university level study in the UK
  • You need 3 A Levels at grade C and above or a BTEC Extended Diploma (averaging merits / distinctions), or the equivalent of 96 UCAS points plus GCSE Maths, Science and English at grade 4 (C) or above

Future prospects

  • Full-time employment with one of our Plan BEE partners

Things to consider

  • You must also be living at a Manchester City Council postcode or attend a Manchester school or college to apply for the programme

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

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