Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Brighton WSP UK LIMITED

What if you could imagine a better future for us all and a better future for you? With us you can. Our community of over 9,000 employees design and deliver projects such as skyscrapers, train stations, carbon emission reduction and highways that help shape the environment. It inspires us to stay curious, act locally, and think internationally.

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

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    This would be a permanent position working Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a civil engineering degree apprentice, you will work on local and national projects with a team of experts.

Your tasks could include:

  • Work with project leads processing information for existing plans, producing data sheets, data collection and analysis
  • Helping to establish structural requirements to meet the project need
  • Supporting with reports and information for our clients

The training you will be getting

  • You will attend University to study a Civil Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a bachelors' qualification, as well as completing your End Point Assessment (and your Incorporated Engineer status) with the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Bespoke internal development programme to help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully achieve your apprenticeship, and support your career in Civil Engineering
  • You will have the support of your team, line manager, mentor and buddy as well as a dedicated early careers team

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will gain a Civil Engineering degree apprenticeship with a bachelors' qualification. as well as completing your End Point Assessment (and your Incorporated Engineer status) with the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us
  • You will have the opportunity to continue professional development and work towards gaining Chartered status or equivalent with your chosen institution, as well as the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade Level 5 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to Include Maths (Grade BBC or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended in an Engineering-related subject (Grade DDM (must include Maths)) Essential

About the employer

As one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future. We engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We’ve been involved in many high-profile projects like The Shard, Crossrail, M1 Smart Motorway and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.




Mocatto House

Trafalgar Place



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Training provider


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

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

We have a three-stage application process, first you will complete a structured application form that will be reviewed by our team. If you are successful at that stage, you will move on to complete a Behavioural Based Assessment. If you are successful at this stage, you will then move on to an interview or recruitment day with the team you would be working with.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Apr 2024