What will the apprentice be doing?
JLES are an award winning Engineering company that specialises in making roads and sewers to public and private sector clients across the UK. Their professionally qualified Civil Engineers, all with a wealth of experience, have a solid network of contacts within local authorities and local water companies which contributes significantly to the smooth running of their projects.
Part of the role will be split between site and office work which will include assisting the Project Engineering team in reporting to clients, assisting with key projects issues, managing consultants and contractors, conducting site inspections and requesting quotations from sub-contractors.
The staff benefits include private healthcare, company trips abroad such as Ibiza, Portugal and Prague, free Friday food and discounted gym membership and there is a 3 month appraisal where you may be entitled to wage increase. There is great progression also; over 75% of JLES' workforces started as apprentices within the business. Two of their Divisional Directors started as apprentices with JLES, showing the clear progression throughout the company!
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will gain the following qualifications: - Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship - Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
You will also study a range of topics, including: construction and the built environment, further mathematics in construction, science and materials, construction technology and design, surveying in construction and civil engineering and structural analysis and design.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Over 75% of JLES' workforces started as apprentices within the business. Two of their Divisional Directors started as apprentices with JLES, showing the clear progression throughout the company.
Reality Check*There is a 3 month appraisal where you may be entitled to wage increase* Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. This is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Skills RequiredCommitted, communication skills, team player
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Desired