Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Geotechnical team, Hertford - Degree (Level 6)



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Annual wage £19,000.00
37.5 hours per week Typically the working hours will be Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm This is a permanent role within WSP
duration: 66 months
start: 1 September 2020
SG13 7NN
Degree (Level 6)
Civil Engineer (apprenticeship standard)
29 May 2020 (application closing date)
As one of the world’s leading engineering, professional services and technical consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a civil engineering Apprentice in our Geotechnical team one day can be completely different to the next. You will be shadowing colleagues during ground investigations, planning testing of soil samples and taking receipt of results. Tasks include assisting with different aspects of geotechnical design based on the proposed development be it foundations/slope stability/retaining walls, etc. And undertaking analysis of results and determining the ground profile for site.

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

You will attend Anglia Ruskin 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 scheme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour to 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 get Chartered status with the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as the chance to study towards a Masters.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Five GCSEs to include Maths, English and Science (Grade C/5 or above with B/6 in Maths) Essential
A Level or equivalent To include Maths or Further Maths (Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering with Further Maths (Grade DDM or above) Desired
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About the employer

WSP Group plc is a global business providing management and consultancy services to the built and natural environment. We are one of Europe's largest consultants employing 5,300 people worldwide.

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