Level 6 Civil Engineer (Degree) Apprenticeship WATERMAN INFRASTRUCTURE & ENVIRONMENT LIMITED

Our multi award-winning apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to contribute to some of the world’s most exciting projects. Apprentices are valued members of our team who have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts and best-in-class lecturers, whilst working on high-profile projects from start to completion.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week at university, and 4 days a week working in the office)
  • You will be involved with the planning of projects with your Project Manager, including when and how you will collect data
  • Help undertake desk-based research, using publicly available data and information from other sources.  This might include talking to third parties
  • Carry out fieldwork, including making visual observations on sites, and collecting data to support site assessments and design work
  • Perform routine analysis and data collection
  • Provide regular updates to your team members, your Project Manager and other relevant people, either verbally or in writing
  • Undertake drawing work and civil infrastructure design under supervision
  • Help prepare client reports/updates (including emails, draft factual and interpretative reports) under guidance
  • From time to time we may ask you to come along to client/design team meetings

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

You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at London South Bank University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) at your End Point Assessment.

In addition to this, at Waterman you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:

  • Workplace shadowing
  • Dedicated mentoring
  • Technical skills including software, people skills and Health & Safety training
  • Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
  • Webinars and e-learning
  • Development days

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Having achieved Incorporated Engineer status, you will have started your journey towards becoming a fully Chartered Civil Engineer with the ICE. There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and presentations from the ICE. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4 (A* - C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical science (Grade B (in Maths) B, C or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended Diploma - Engineering related (Grade DDM or above) Essential

About the employer

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952, the company has since grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Australia and Europe.




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Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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