Level 4 HNC - Civil Apprentice Technician – Bridge Engineering BURO HAPPOLD ENGINEERS LIMITED

Within your team you will be guided by your line manager and colleagues within a strong collaborative ethos that will enable you to develop your engineering understanding, knowledge and skills by working on a broad range of projects.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within our Bridges team we develop the strategies and designs for the bridge infrastructure needed to support the built environment. This includes pedestrian, cycle and vehicle bridges of different scales and in different countries. The team often works with leading architects to design bridges that not only are fit for purpose but also the look and feel that the users can be proud of. As part of Buro Happold’s Bridge Engineering team you will develop your knowledge and skills to be able too:

·       Complete detailed analysis and bridge design 

·       Analyse erection techniques

·       Assess strength and propose rehabilitation of existing structures

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

  • HNC in Civil Engineering 
  • EngTech via ICE

One day per week at LSBU based in Elephant and Castle.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would expect candidates to become an integral member of the team with future prospects to continue with education to become Chartered Engineers with the Institution of Civil or Structural Engineers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, (Grade EEE) Essential
A Level or equivalent Physics or Chemistry and other (Grade EEE) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Civil Engineering (Grade MPP) Essential

About the employer

We are an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 21 locations worldwide, with 60 partners and over 1,700 employees including some of the world’s leading consulting engineers. For over 40 years BuroHappold Engineering has been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world




17 Newman Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering senior technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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