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Civil Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship - WSP Local Government Team, Lincoln WSP UK LIMITED

We can offer you the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting engineering and design projects, supporting your team to carry out inspections and structural calculations. We invest in your learning and development and value the ideas and innovation you could bring to our team. So, if you’re ready, we can’t wait to get you involved!

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

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Closing date: 26 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

    Plus 2 paid days a year for volunteering, cheaper gym memberships & Tastecards , discounts with selected high street retailers, 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), WSP's Cycle to Work Scheme, reduced rates on gadget insurance and other benefits.

  • Working week

    This would be a permanent position working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Exact working hours are agreed with your Line Manager, however an example of standard hours are 09:00am – 17:30pm with one hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116213

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a civil engineering Level 3 apprentice in our Local Government, Highways team in Lincoln, you will be supporting the team on local and national projects; carrying out inspections, making structural calculations, visiting site, and helping your team to resolve design queries and compile information for our clients. You will be trained in the use of software engineering tools such as AutoCad to help your team build a full set of design and engineering skills. 

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

You will attend Lincoln College to study a Civil Engineering apprenticeship and gain a BTEC, as well as your EngTech status with the Institution of Civil Engineers. You will also be enroled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As this is a permanent position, after gaining your level 3 qualification, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals and go onto work towards gaining professional registration with your chosen institution. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade 5 or above (6 Maths)) Essential

About the employer

As one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future. We engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We’ve been involved in many high-profile projects like The Shard, Crossrail, M1 Smart Motorway and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.

Employer

WSP UK LIMITED

Address

Crown House

Grantham Street

LN2 1BD

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Training

Training provider

LINCOLN COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

We have a three-stage application process, first you will complete a structured application form that will be reviewed by our team. If you are successful at that stage, you will move on to complete a Behavioural Based Assessment, in the form of a series of games and puzzles you will work through on your phone or computer. If you are successful at this stage, you will then move on to an interview or recruitment event with the team you would be working with.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 May 2023