Environmental Practitioner Apprentice (Bristol)

Waterman Group
Merchants House, Wapping Road, BS1 4RW
£17,500.00 annually
02 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
As part of our Apprentice Programme, you will develop your skills and knowledge whilst working on a wide range of high-profile projects for a diverse client base, gaining valuable work experience and formal qualifications at the same time as earning a competitive salary. You will have the opportunity to experience various disciplines within Waterman's environmental business.

Environmental Practitioners will combine a high level of knowledge and understanding of environmental principles and techniques to complex environmental systems. Their expertise will be developed, adaptable or transferable to a range of environmental specialisms, for example, environmental policy and legislation, air quality, climate change, energy, water resources, waste management, ecology, acoustics, land contamination, sustainability, landscape or heritage.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with members of their own project team, typically in an office-based environment but also on site. They will work with technical specialists both within and beyond their profession, for example, environmental managers and consultants, environmental impact assessors, design and commissioning engineers and architects.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Any relevant experience or willingness to learn
  • Knowledge / keen interest in engineering and environmental principles

Personal qualities

  • Strong team player but also able to work well on own initiative
  • Passion for the environment
  • Proactive and willing to contribute and develop ideas
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and goal-orientated

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A-C / 9-4including maths & English
  • 104 UCAS Points ideally from the following subject options: geography, biology, geology, physics, environmental science or chemistry
  • BTEC Level 3 to include 6 units in a science subject

Future prospects

  • There are great opportunities to progress your career and experience a diverse range of learning & development opportunities with Waterman
  • Many of our Apprentices eventually go on to achieve Chartered status

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