Suffolk County Council

Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice - Degree (Level 6)

Suffolk County Council (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,264.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
66 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Civil engineer (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
10 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is your opportunity to develop your career in civil engineering with Suffolk Highways. Suffolk Highways are offering 2 successful candidates an opportunity to join our Degree Apprenticeship Scheme with fully supported study to gain a BA (Hons) Degree in Civil Engineering.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Through yearly assignments degree apprentices will be based in various teams across Suffolk Highways to develop a range of skills and knowledge to then specialise in one team
  • Placements will cover some of the following functions, design, road maintenance, traffic management, road safety, flood management, structures, traffic signals, street lighting, and inspections and will be selected to give as wide of variety of experience as possible to the apprentices.
  • 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?

At the end of this level 6 apprenticeship you will gain a BSc or BEng civil engineering degree . 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 you have qualified this could 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

A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Physical Science (Grade A*-C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Civil Engineering Technician (Grade Pass to Distinction) Essential
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