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Apprentice Civil/Structural Design Engineer HOP CONSULTING LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual hoping to begin their career as a Structural/Civil Engineer. You will receive mentorship by experienced Engineers and Technicians in house, whilst also working towards academic recognition through day release study for your BEng in Civil Engineering.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This is purely a starting salary. Salary reviews are once yearly and are informed by 6 monthly performance reviews.

  • Working week

    The HOP Working week is Monday - Friday typically 8/8:30am - 5/5:30pm with an hour for lunch. One day a week is spent 'Training' which during the academic calendar will be spent attending University.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    31 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate initially begins in a Technician role, working within a small project team to support Engineers. As you develop your skillset and progress academically, you will be encouraged to take more responsibility for your drawings and will develop into a more senior technician role. An important point to note is that a developed drawing ability, learnt on the job, is a vitally important tool for engineers at any level. The experience gained through a technician role at HOP greatly contributes to your problem solving ability and understanding of how structures are built / connected together, an important part of engineering.

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

The successful candidate will be mentored in house in addition to attending University one day a week. At the end of your degree course you will have achieved a BEng in Civil Engineering and will be eligible to pass through to the end point assessment, where you can attain Incorperated status with the ICE. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual hoping to begin their career as a Structural/Civil Engineer within a multi-disciplinary consultancy. We work on a variety of projects including multi-million pound residential and commercial developments, roads, bridges, sports stadiums, piers and much more. We will continue to support you post degree, to achieve Chartership with the appropriate professional body as a Civil, Structural or Marine Engineer. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade A-C) Desired

Things to consider

This is a predominantly office based role but there will be opportunity to visit site and get involved in survey work away from the office.

About the employer

The Partnership was established in 1985 by two Civil & Structural Engineers, and has since grown to an over 50 strong, national consulting engineering practice offering expertise in the fields of structural, environmental, civil and marine engineering. We are people focused and driven; training and mentorship is core to our culture. HOP's Engineering degree programme has been established since the 1990's and we continue to support apprentices to realise their potential as an Engineer.




Hop House 41 Church Road


East Sussex



Holly Martin

01273 223900

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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