Civil Engineering & Construction Higher Apprenticeship
WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION
Wessex Water engineering and construction is responsible for the delivery of the asset management programme, including updating existing and constructing new water and sewage treatment and pipeline projects. This is a multi-skilled role that would suit someone with good mathematical skills and a strong desire to learn all about the whole department. This course offers a specialist final year.
We are busy updating existing treatment works, upgrading and laying new pipe networks and constructing new reservoirs. You will be involved in our construction projects and, with support, learn how to run sites from planning, to construction, to handing over the finished project.
During the higher apprenticeship you will gain knowledge and experience in all aspects of civil engineering.
- Carrying out site labouring and later construction site supervision and project management
- Understanding the importance of safety in all aspects of projects
- Contributing to civil, electrical and mechanical designs for projects
- Planning to reduce environmental impacts and managing quality systems
- You will be given early responsibility for construction projects
- Studying contract and commercial processes
- Final year specialist rotation
For the best candidates further training or higher levels of apprenticeship may be considered.
Starting salary of £14,259.00 + Car Allowance.
Competitive salary on completion of apprenticeship
- Excellent communication skills
- Good computer literacy
- Driving licence (This is due to visiting various sites)
- Ability to build working relationships quickly at all levels
- Willingness to work across the Wessex Water region
- 5 x GCSEs including maths and science at grade C (4) or above or equivalent
- A-levels including maths or a Level 3 technical qualification.
- Level 4 Construction Site Engineering Technician
- Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
- Day release at Weston College
- In house training
- Visits from Work Based Learning Assessor
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