What will the apprentice be doing?
As a civil engineering apprentice in our Local Government team based in Leeds, you will have gain both business and technical skills. Your role will include assisting in the production of technical reports and drawings using specialist software, assisting engineers in the design of Highways structures and learning about project governance.
Where practical, you will have the opportunity to assist colleagues in their site inspections of Highway Structures and supervision of construction works.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend Leeds College of Building to study a Civil Engineering apprenticeship and gain a BTEC, as well as your EngTech 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 BTEC, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to go on to study a degree in Civil Engineering and gain IEng status, working towards gaining Chartered status, 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