We are offering an excellent opportunity to join our established planning team focusing on some large, high profile projects. If you have a methodical, well organised & forward thinking approach to your life, studies and work this is a role to consider.

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Closing date: 23 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am - 5.00pm, 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting with planning & programming of site functions
  • Attending site visits with senior planner
  • Learning & developing skills with Primavera P6 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 4 qualificaiton in construction design and build
  • Leeds College of Building
  • One day block release

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To progress to Junior Planner, Planner & finally Senior Planner

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, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 6) Essential

Things to consider

This is mainly an office based role with weekly requirements to be on site.

About the employer

Howard Civil Engineering is one of the North's leading civil engineering companies. We are a client focussed organisation who prides itself on building strong, trustworthy relationships that are made to last. We listen to our customers’ needs and endeavour to deliver a bespoke package to ensure outstanding results. We are a family-owned business, with our most senior director boasting over 48 years of experience in the industry. Our deeply rooted family values are integral to our business ethos, and this is reflected in our relationships with our stakeholders. We feel the wealth of experience earned since our founding in 2003 is key to the success of our business.




Limewood Approach


LS14 1NG


Ewan Mason


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Construction design and build technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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