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Civil Engineer Apprenticeship ARCADIS (UK) LIMITED

As part of our civil engineering community you will work across a range of disciplines including highways, rail, structures and water management. Our work varies and covers projects of all scales across the disciplines. This is an opportunity for you to grow your skills and ability in the delivery of sustainable solutions

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will work under the supervision of several engineers and BIM technicians on the delivery of Bridge and Civil Structure engineering projects. They will be involved with projects for a variety of clients to help achieve their objectives and improve the quality of life of their customers. 

Typical tasks and activities include:

  • Contributing to designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings and final working drawings under the close supervision of an engineer
  • Drafting technical reports discussing assessment or management of existing structures and the design of new structures
  • Preparing drawings and 3D models of structures within various software platforms under the supervision of BIM technicians and managers
  • Taking part in on-site inspections of structural assets such as bridges and retaining walls both to report on their condition as-well as to take measurements of elements
  • Undertake a supporting role to Project Managers, assisting with document management including drawing registers, hard copy and electronic drawing filing and document issuing (including online collaboration sites)
  • Undertake on the job training on a range of industry leading tools and procedures, and, along with the learning from their part-time degree course, apply these skills to ongoing project activities

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

  • This programme will see you obtain a BSc Civil Engineer Level 6 with one of our training providers, Coventry University, London South Bank University, Salford University, UWE Bristol, or University of Strathclyde 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The apprentice will complete the apprenticeship as a fully trained and qualified Civil Engineer
  • 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
A Level or equivalent Maths or Physics (Grade A-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.





2 Cornwall Street


B3 2DX


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

Selection Process Step 1: Apply Online Step 2: Psychometric behavioural assessment Step 3: Assessment Centre Step 4: Interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2023