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Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician WILDE CONSULTANTS LIMITED

Wilde Consultants Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician to work within the Civils/Drainage team based at their Stockport office. The role will include using 2D/3D CAD software, assisting with site surveys, preparing contracts and working with Network Rail, local authorities and private sectors.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparing engineering drawings using 2D and 3D CAD software to design civils and drainage for railways, highways and other developments, including piped networks, below ground chambers and river outfalls. 
  • Assisting with arranging and undertaking site surveys
  • Assisting with preparing contract, site and works information
  • Assisting the engineering and technician team with all aspects of the design phase and also including opportunities for some site visits during the construction phase
  • On the job learning of industry standard design codes to develop quality, sustainable and safe solutions to meet the client’s brief
  • Working for Network Rail, local authority and private sector clients on projects throughout the UK

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

Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Competence based portfolio to meet all Knowledge, Skills, & Behaviours
  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering to be studied on a day release basis at college over 2 years
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent career opportunities - route available to qualify as Technician Member of Institution of Civil Engineers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Good Time Management Skills, Decision-making


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 6/B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology based subject (Grade 5/C or above) Desired

About the employer

An award winning civil, structural, rail and transportation consultancy formed in 1980. One of the largest independently owned consultancies in the UK with offices in London, Stockport, and Warrington. We invest for the future and rapidly adapt due to any changes in technology and end-user requirements. Without doubt our people are our greatest asset!








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Training provider



Sonja Hope

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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