Apprentice Construction Site Manager - Level 4(HNC) - Derby - 2023 BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an apprentice site supervisor in Derby. This role with give you the opportunity to gain experience of how a construction site is run at the same time as gaining qualifications to ensure you develop to your full potential. You will work towards a level 4 (HNC) qualification at college whilst working. Duties include checking the quality of work by our subcontractors, reporting safety issues on site and ensuring that subcontractor HSE paperwork is received on time and is correct.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Hours and days of work to be confirmed. 40 hours p/w if under 18. 42 hours p/w if over 18.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues & subcontractors, you will assist with:

  • Organisation and updating of site documentation
  • Compiling photos and quality records
  • Monitoring and ordering stock
  • Ensuring that subcontractor HSE paperwork is received on time and is correct
  • HSE checks and records
  • Checking the quality of work by our subcontractors
  • Create and display information posters 
  • Record, control and report on progress on the project
  • Reporting safety issues on site

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

You will study for and be expected to pass the Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship, over 36 months, usually attending college 1 day per week.

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

We will support you through your formal apprentice qualification and take part in the Balfour Beatty Enhanced Apprentice programme which includes:

  • Development events and activities
  • Compete in the Balfour Beatty Brathay Apprentice Challenge, to help us find the Balfour Beatty Apprentice Team of the Year!
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be given a career path on joining that will take you through the different roles and experiences you should gain through the apprenticeship. Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent STEM subjects (min 5 GCSEs) and English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM subjects (min 2 A levels or equivalent) (Grade A-C) Essential

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.




West Service Road



DE21 7BG

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Construction site supervisor

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

Complete application, CV shortlisted, virtual interview or assessment centre

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023