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Engineering Design & Draughtsperson Advanced Apprenticeship - WSP Industry Team, Manchester WSP UK LIMITED

We can offer you the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting engineering and design projects. 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

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116370

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

There’s no such thing as a typical day at WSP. Your role will be varied and your learning will be fast paced. You will have the opportunity to learn new skills using specialist software suited to the area of the business you are working in, such as AutoCAD and Revit. Within the Industry team apprentices will use various CAD packages to produce 2D & 3D designs for process plants. The team work in a diverse range of industries including Chemicals, Pharmaceutical and food and get involved in the entire project lifecycle from initial concept through to completion. Apprentices will be trained in a specific discipline within the Industry business unit but will also be exposed to other disciplines so they get an appreciation of Mechanical/piping, Building Services, Civil/Structural, Electrical, and Control & Instrumentation design. Where practical, you’ll get the opportunity to visit site and see the projects you’ve been working on, coming to life. 

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

You will attend a local college to study Engineering Design and Draughtsperson advanced apprenticeship and gain a level 3 qualification, as well as completing your End Point Assessment. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully achieve your apprenticeship, and support your career.

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

8 First Street

M15 4RP

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Training

Training provider

SALFORD AND TRAFFORD ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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