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Acoustic Technician Apprenticeship ARCADIS (UK) LIMITED

Our Acoustics team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are both diverse and technically demanding including Lower Thames Crossing, Barking Riverside Station, High Speed 2 and others; we have also very recently been instrumental in the support services to the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Central London.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week is Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting directly to the Principal Acoustic Consultant in the London Office, and under the teams Technical Director you will take on a key support role within the team, providing project support for onsite monitoring, as well as office based tasks including 3D modelling and reporting.


You will assist the senior members of the acoustics team on a project basis to meet budgetary, quality and timeframe targets; whilst learning the basics of acoustics and noise assessment.


Your Day-to-Day:


·       Support in the undertaking of acoustic assessments, fully directed and supported by senior members of the team;

·       Support in the undertaking of acoustic and other environmental monitoring surveys across the UK as directed and supported by senior team members;

·       Data analysis, manipulation and interpretation to support in the preparation of technical reports;

·       3D Modelling using proprietary acoustic modelling software;

·       Compliance with relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team; and,

·       Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or ARCADIS

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

The Apprentice will work towards a Level 4 qualification in Accoustics with the London South Bank University. This is the equlivilent of a Higher National Certificate (HNC).

The qualification will be delivered as one full day of contact per week over three semesters over two consecutive academic years.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice will complete the apprenticeship as a full trained and qualified Acoustics Technician. They will then undertake further career paths in Arcadis to progress onto larger projects, lead teams etc

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or C) Essential

About the employer

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. We are 28,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.





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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Acoustics technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2022