Level 6 Civil Engineer (Degree) Apprenticeship WATERMAN STRUCTURES LIMITED

Our award-winning apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to contribute to some of the world’s most exciting projects. Apprentices are valued members of our team who have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts and best-in-class lecturers, whilst working on high-profile projects and undertaking drawing/modelling work using Revit.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9am to 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week at university, and 4 days a week working in the office)
  • You will be involved in exciting projects that will help develop your knowledge and experience and help you work towards being a qualified engineer
  • Undertake drawing/modelling work in Revit
  • Undertake structural design in 2D and 3D under supervision
  • Provide regular updates to your team members and other relevant people, either verbally or in writing
  • Help prepare client reports/updates (including emails, draft factual reports) under guidance
  • From time to time we may ask you to come along to project meetings

The training you will be getting

You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at London South Bank University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) at your End Point Assessment.

In addition to this, at Waterman you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:

  • Workplace shadowing
  • Dedicated mentoring
  • Technical skills including software, people skills and Health & Safety training
  • Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
  • Webinars and e-learning
  • Development days

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Having achieved Incorporated Engineer status, you will have started your journey towards becoming a fully Chartered Civil Engineer with the ICE. There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and presentations from the ICE.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical Science (Grade B (in maths) B, C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade DDM or above) Essential

Things to consider

Please take note of the academic requirements as these are non-negotiable. Please note these positions are within our Waterman Structures teams.

About the employer

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952, the company has since grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Australia and Europe.




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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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