Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician WILDE CONSULTANTS LIMITED

Wilde Consultants Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician in Stockport. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start a career in Civil Engineering! This includes assisting with the following. Using 2D/3D CAD software, site surveys, preparing contracts and working with local authorities and private sectors.

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Closing date: 10 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • Preparing engineering drawings using 2D and 3D CAD software to design highways including roads, footways and signage and lining
  • Assisting with arranging and undertaking site surveys
  • Assisting with preparing contract, site and works information
  • Assisting the engineering and technician team with all aspects of the design phase and also including opportunities for some site attendance during the construction phase
  • On the job learning of industry standard design codes to develop quality, sustainable and safe solutions to meet the client’s brief
  • Working for local authority and private sector clients on projects throughout the UK

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Competence based portfolio to meet all Knowledge, Skills, & Behaviours
  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering to be studied on a day release basis at Salford College over 2 years
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Excellent career opportunities – route available to qualify as Technician Member of Institution of Civil Engineers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Good Time Management Skills, Decision-making


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade 6/B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology based subject (Grade 5/C or above) Desired

About the employer

An award winning civil, structural, rail and transportation consultancy formed in 1980. One of the largest independently owned consultancies in the UK with offices in London, Stockport, and Warrington. We invest for the future and rapidly adapt due to any changes in technology and end-user requirements. Without doubt our people are our greatest asset!








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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


Sonja Hope

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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