CIVIL ENGINEER (DEGREE) APPRENTICE ATKINS LIMITED

Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. We are looking for a Civil Engineer (Degree) Apprentice to be a part of the future of design and engineering.

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

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Closing date: 20 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £24,960.00

    -33 days annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days -Flexible working arrangements -Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -Two paid annual volunteer days

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (flexible timings to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215120

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie.

Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We’re proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here’s what your role as an apprentice will involve:

  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You’ll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation

The training you will be getting

Level 6 University award: BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering - Kingston University London, including Functional Skills in English if required

The associated BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering included in the Degree Apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators as:

  • Fully satisfying the educational base for an Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
  • Partially satisfying the educational base for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). A programme of accredited further learning is required to complete the educational base for CEng. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information and details of further learning programmes for CEng

The Joint Board of Moderators represents the following four professional bodies:

  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation
  • Institute of Highway Engineers

The programme provides a strong platform for pursuing and achieving a varied and interesting career in Civil Engineering, and incorporates recent developments in industry and education as well as the curriculum and teaching principles from research and academia.

Typically, you'll spend one day a week at university rather than your place of employment. There will also be learning activities and training at your workplace.

Three work-based learning modules, supported by your employer, will combine your own civil engineering interests and learning with those of your employer. The programme leads to the award of a BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship) and a professional qualification through End-Point Assessment (EPA).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Successful apprentices will gain a BSc or BEng Civil Engineering Degree which is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators. The Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers form the Joint Board of Moderators; of which, assesses and makes recommendations on the accreditation and approval of relevant educational programmes that it will accept as meeting the requirement to register as a professional engineer with the Engineering Council. Apprentices will be able to seek employment as qualified and recognised Civil 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, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Essential

About the employer

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years’ design and engineering expertise. With us, you’ll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things in a different way and want to build a better world. We’re driven to discovering new ways to answer the world’s biggest challenges, to help clients bring their projects to life and to make a real difference to people’s lives globally. We have over 50,000 employees in offices worldwide. Our work covers everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure and we work with major global clients like UK Ministry of Defence and Heathrow Airport. With Atkins, you’ll be in great company.

Employer

ATKINS LIMITED

Address

Unit 22

Mole Business Park, Randalls Road

Leatherhead

KT22 7BA

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Training

Training provider

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 May 2024