Civil Engineering Apprentice TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

Working as a civil engineering technician providing technical support to consulting engineers who provide design services and advice to construction clients on projects all over the world. These projects could be in different sectors including rail, bridge and building construction, marine, highways, power, commercial and industrial.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 7.5hrs per day, flexible 1 day per week at college

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000223738

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities

Working as a technician within one or more of the company’s design teams involved in delivering projects across a variety of construction sectors.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Production of CAD drawings
  • Preparation of calculations
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
  • Meeting agreed deadlines
  • Maintaining drawing register
  • Working as a member of a team.
  • Contributing to providing solutions to problems.
  • Working both in an office environment and on site.

The training you will be getting

You will attend Solihull College & University Centre (Solihull site) one day a week to be taught the BTEC level 3 national diploma in civil engineering for the 32 months of learning.

You will also be visited at your place of work every 6 – 8 weeks, for the built environment team to see you gather evidence to meet the knowledge, sills and behaviours requirements and create a portfolio.

Towards the end of your learning the assessor/coach will help you prepare for the I.C.E administered end point assessments – technical project report with questioning and the profession discussion underpinned by the portfolio of evidence.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progression to a level 6 is available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, good at maths and physics, creative and practical, adaptable and persevering, accurate technical drawings

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any other subject (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6 (B) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology related subject (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential

About the employer

Tony Gee provides civil and structural engineering consultancy services and has specialist expertise in geotechnical, rail, structures, highways and marine projects. The practice undertakes design commissions for public and private sector clients and contractors. Workload is divided between the design of permanent works and the development of temporary works and construction methodology together with design of any specialist equipment necessary to build the structure.

Employer

TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

Address

10 Temple Street

Birmingham

B2 5BN

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Training

Training provider

SOLIHULL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CENTRE

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

Contact

Paul Bates

apprenticeships@solihull.ac.uk

0121 678 7178

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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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