Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship ADEPT CONSULTING ENGINEERS LIMITED

We are recruiting for a Civil Engineering Apprentice to join our busy design team of chartered civil and structural engineers, whilst working towards a Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship with the Leeds College of Building. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to study and learn to contribute to the built environment.

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

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Closing date: 17 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    We are looking for a motivated, organised individual that will be able to manage between work and study. The candidate needs to consider ability to commute to the Adept Office for four days per week and Leeds College of Building for one day a week.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Producing Civil and Structural engineering drawings using software based design tools including AutoDesk Civils 3D, AutoDesk Revit, Site 3D and Infodrain
  • Developing design ideas using Building Information Modelling (BIM) software
  • Assist in the preparation of drawings and working closely on construction plans with clients, architects, contractors and other professionals
  • Preparation of information for inclusion in project updates and reports
  • Assist in quality assurance processes including drawing management to ensure work complies with company procedures and standards
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Civil and Structural teams in the delivery of outputs to agreed deadlines
  • Liaise with the client and design teams on active projects and to manage and procure deliverables on time
  • Careful management of project time recording
  • Work effectively within a team and contribute ideas concisely
  • Liaise with clients confidently through effective communication and collaboration
  • The candidate will receive relevant training to use software needed to design and deliver a project successfully
  • Attend site visits to observe construction progress

The training you will be getting

Depending on the successful candidates qualifications, you will either study towards the Level 3 (Civil Engineering Technician) or Level 4 (Civil Engineering Senior Technician) apprenticeship training course with Leeds College of Building.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of your apprenticeship there are a wealth of career opportunities for you to progress to graduate technician or engineer and further towards a senior role within our business. You will also have the opportunity to undertake further study to become a Chartered Engineer. We are an approved employer for the ICE Training Scheme, able to support students and graduates towards Chartered (CEng) or Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 including Maths, English and Science (Grade (9-4) A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Adept is a dynamic, well established civil and structural engineering consultancy with an excellent reputation for the delivery of complex and specialist projects. We work nationally to provide innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions to our clients within the construction industry. We provide a full range of civil and structural engineering solutions including; structural surveys and reports, feasibility advice, BIM services, laser point cloud surveying, conceptual and detailed drawings, flood-risk and drainage assessments and highway design. Our expert teams focus on delivering high quality customer services from our offices in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and London.




UNIT 2 1912 MILL



LS28 5UJ


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Training provider


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 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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for the apprenticeship, please email your CV and covering letter to If you are currently studying and awaiting results, please include predicted grades in your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Mar 2024