Portsmouth City Council

Architectural Trainee - Degree Apprentice – Fixed term contract (4 Years) - Master's Degree (Level 7)

Portsmouth City Council (Employer)

University of Portsmouth (Training Provider)

Annual wage £25,927.00
37.0 hours per week Monday - Friday. Portsmouth City Council operate a flexi-time working week
4 years (duration)
1 August 2022(start date)
Architect (integrated degree) (apprenticeship standard)
28 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

On this 4-year architect degree apprenticeship, you'll develop the professional and creative skills for a successful career in architecture. You’ll cover topics such as urbanism, landscape, sustainability and culture in a studio environment.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be assisting the team in delivering a number of projects which will be supporting the Portsmouth City Councils Capital Programme. This will include

  • contributing to the production of feasibility studies,
  • preparation of presentation material,
  • planning and building control application documents and specification documents.

You will alongside part time release study be gaining experience and working knowledge in all aspects of the design and delivery process

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

On this degree apprenticeship, you'll:

  • Study one day per week on-campus at the University of Portsmouth during term time 
  • Get a MArch degree while you earn a salary
  • Put what you learn into practice in the workplace, preparing yourself for Part 3 studies in your final year

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successfully completing your apprenticeship there are excellent opportunities within PCC for progression into the role of an architect.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications Required

Other Honours degree with RIBA Part 1 exemption (Grade Upper second class honours) Essential
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