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L3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship RSK Group Limited

The vacancy offers the candidate to work in a well-established design office with a great reputation within the Engineering industry. They will be working closely with the Engineers in the team to learn and develop Auto CAD skills to produce design drawings and develop their engineering expertise in road, sewer and level design.

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working days are Monday to Friday. Office hours are 8.00am – 4.30pm. 30 minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The applicant should apply to experience the vast engineering input into these projects to develop their engineering expertise and ultimately further their career for the fantastic future prospects RSK has to offer. We pride ourselves on progressing individuals so they can fulfil their full potential.

  • Taking part of design team meetings and briefing on Monday mornings to discuss the workload for the week ahead
  • Drafting design drawings alongside the Engineers on various projects with different projects exposing the candidate to the various engineering requirements on each individual scheme
  • Once comfortable with the above the candidate will be exposed to design elements of the schemes where the Engineers will offer support and checking to liaise back to the candidate before issue to the Client

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

  • After a period of foundation skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will have achieved all the relevant qualifications within the L3 Civil Engineering Technician Standard
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Training will take place at Wigan and Leigh College – Pagefield Campus day release with the remaining time spent within the company

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We have roles from apprenticeships through to director level offering a fantastic career path for future engineers
  • All promotions and salary increases are based on merit and not time served, therefore the candidate would be rewarded for their efforts accordingly
  • RSK utilise a personal development approach on a yearly basis (sometimes 6 months) to review the candidates progression that year and then set targets for the forthcoming months, so targets and goals are always provided for the individual

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Working towards or holding a Civil Engineering qualification. • The role is predominately office based in Pemberton Business Park in Wigan, however there is the opportunity for homeworking subject to workload and managers discretion 2 days a week • Candidate may have the opportunity to attend site with an Engineer, however full PPE will be provided • The candidate will be mainly working on a computer for most of the day, however breaks throughout the day are encouraged.

About the employer

RSK LDE are a leading Design Consultancy working with a large Client base formed mainly of the UK’s leading Housebuilders. We are appointed to provide the road and sewer designs for new housing developments and to provide the finished site levels/ retaining wall requirements to the Housebuilder from which they price and ultimately build from. Our offices are based in Wigan, Midlands and Hemel Hempstead with a team of circa 100 staff members combined. We have roles from apprenticeships through to Director level offering a fantastic career path for future Engineers.


RSK Group Limited


14 Beecham Court



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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