Apprenticeship Construction Management - East of England 2017

Balfour Beatty Plc

Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based. Our aim is to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential. As the programme progresses you will have increased responsibility for the management of building construction

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 02 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.00

Apprenticeship duration

2 years

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

17 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship level

Higher Level Apprenticeship

Reference number


What you will be doing:

  • Ensure that safe systems of work are in place on site and that all staff and operatives on site adhere to those systems and safe standards of behaviour
  • Manage productivity on site so that the project is completed on time
  • Manage activity on site that adheres to contract and cost restraints
  • Ensure that the site has minimal impact on the environment and local community
  • Manage interfaces between the various stakeholders associated with the site
  • Ensure that the project is completed to the specification and quality demanded by the client
  • Develop an understanding of construction skills, terminology and methodology

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

As well as strong numeracy and well developed team and people skills you will have the enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on the project.

You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team.

You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you about the construction industry.

Personal qualities

Pass pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol test.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum 3 A Levels (or equivalent), at grades A-C
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent), at grades A-C, including Maths, English, and Science with a B in Maths

Future prospects

Salary and benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package and travel allowance if applicable to the role.

Your professional institution fees will be covered.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what's involved in the scheme, please visit: and view the profiles of our current apprentices across the group.

Should you require any further assistance with your application, please contact

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

About Balfour Beatty: We are the UK's largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatics Centre and you will find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like our schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever-changing business. Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ("Two Ticks") symbol and are a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.


Balfour Beatty Plc

Training provider

You will attend college and university on a day or block release basis during the apprenticeship.

The following qualifications will be gained:

  • HNC in Construction
  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management
  • ACIOB status or equivalent qualifications
  • Industry certificates in Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme, Site Managers' Safety Training Scheme and Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Management

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Balfour Beatty Plc


Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

More information is available at:

Employer's Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online via the Balfour Beatty website. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 May 2017