Suffolk County Council

Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician - Advanced (Level 3)

Suffolk County Council (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,328.26
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
39 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Civil engineering technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
10 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is your opportunity to start a career in civil engineering with Suffolk Highways. Suffolk Highways is looking for 2 apprentices to learn the skills needed to assist with the preparation, design and delivery of technical solutions to engineering problems.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Through placements in different teams you will learn how to liaise between the engineers, management and operatives in a highway environment.
  • You will undertake activities such as preparing technical designs, drawings and documentation including setting out, site measurements, quality control and checking and reporting on progress.
  • We will offer you training opportunities and a great benefits package, see below.  Also hybrid working options, working from Phoenix House and from home.

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

On this Level 3 apprenticeship you will achieve the Civil Engineering Technician Standard and the Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment – Civil Engineering. This will involve  attending Suffolk New College, Rope Walk, Ipswich, IP4 1LT for 1 day per week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified you could apply to join our degree apprenticeship programme to gain a BA (Hons) Degree in Civil Engineering which could then lead you into many roles within our Growth, Highways and Infrastructure Directorate of Suffolk County Council

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Anything (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Anything (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science subject (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
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