Degree Apprentice Civil Engineer - Level 6 - Exeter- 2023 BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Degree Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering where you will study for a degree whilst gaining practical work experience to embed your learning. You will gain a BEng degree as well as accreditation from the Institute of Civil Engineers. You will design and manage construction projects.

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

    Monday - Friday - hours will be confirmed with applicants at interview

    Total hours per week: 42.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist Graduate and Site Engineers in major engineering control activities 
  • Carry out engineering checks as directed 
  • Carry out surveys and site measurements 
  • Provide site operatives and supply chain colleagues with information from drawings, schedules, and specifications 
  • Complete quality check sheets and enter into built files 
  • Produce as built drawings and records for activities 
  • Keep accurate records (diaries, photographs, and records of site discussions)
  • Work to weekly programme drafted by others 
  • Produce accurate daily records of resources employed including subcontractors 
  • Provide details of outputs achieved 

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

You will complete the Level 6 Civil Engineering Site Management Degree Apprenticeship over 5 years on day release one day a week at a local university.

The following qualifications will be gained:

  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • Engineering Technician status and Technician Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Incorporated Engineer status and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career development support available and further career development within Balfour Beatty.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science, Maths or Engineering (Grade - 3 A levels or equivalent) 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.




Roman House

Chancel Lane



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering site management (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023