Degree Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering MCGEE GROUP (HOLDINGS) LIMITED

McGee are looking to take on a Civil Engineering Apprentice to work within their team and take on various which will include practical, on the job experience and to manage quality standards required by both the company and client. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,178.88 to £26,008.32

    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 - Friday, 8.00am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 48.0

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

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

Key Accountabilities:

  • Gain knowledge of, and understand construction materials and methods, their characteristics and detailing
  • Gain knowledge of, develop and employ all necessary engineering skills
  • Gain knowledge, understand and ensure safe construction practice according to SHE policy
  • Gain knowledge, understand and assist the Project Engineer to implement the structural inspection and test plans
  • Gain knowledge, understand and assist in the promotion of Wates Action on the contract
  • Manage Quality Standards required by both the company and client

The training you will be getting

  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On sucessfull completion you will progress to Site Engineer role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science (Grade 5-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science preferably (Grade B or above) Essential

About the employer

McGee is a specialist engineering contractor, with over 60 years’ experience in delivering high profile, complex engineering projects. Our distinctive culture celebrates people, partnerships, and sustainability.




5 Hatfields

Level 9 Alton Tower


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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

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

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