Transport Planning Leeds Transport team - Degree Apprenticeship - Degree (Level 6)

WSP Group (Employer)

Aston University (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
37.5 hours per week This would be a permanent position, working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Exact hours are agreed locally - however standard hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm with one hour to be taken for lunch, (timing to be agreed locally).
5 years (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Transport Planner (degree) (apprenticeship standard)
30 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We can offer you the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting engineering and design projects. We invest in your learning and development and we value the ideas and innovation you could bring to our work. So, if you’re ready, we can’t wait to get you involved!


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Transport Planning Apprentice you will use maths, programming and GIS skills alongside a variety of transport software packages to estimate what the future of our transport systems might look like and how a range of interventions might affect them. A role in Transport Planning gives you the opportunity to shape the future of our communities, making a real difference to the way in which people live.

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

You will attend Aston University to study a Transport Planning degree apprenticeship on a block release. 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 qualification, 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 this discipline of Transport Planning, as well as the chance to study towards a Masters degree.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications Required

GCSE 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, geog. or economics (Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Transport Planning (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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