What will the apprentice be doing?
As a civil engineering apprentice in our Highways team, you will assist in the development of designs and production of drawings through different phases of design, preparation of specifications and reports. You will be trained in the use of software engineering tools such as AutoCad to ensure our team have a full set of design skills. Where practical, you’ll get the opportunity to visit site and see the projects you're working on, coming to life.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend Coventry University to study a Civil Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, as well as your Incorporated Engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to gain Chartered status with the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as the chance to study towards a Masters degree.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 in Maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels, to include Maths or Further Maths (Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Civil Engineering including further maths (Grade DDM or above) Desired