Highways Maintenance Operative Apprentice AMEY SERVICES LIMITED

You'll be enrolled onto a Highways Maintenance Skilled Operatives Level 2 qualification. You will be fully supported by our partnered college to achieve this qualification by attending college 1 day per week, having 1-2-1 advice and support, e-learning materials, and a whole team of experts on hand for advice and technical knowledge at your office.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, starting 7.00am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Highways Maintenance Operative Apprentice your every day will be different! One day, you might be working on installing traffic management systems, the next you might be working on minor civil works like temporary patching or ditching.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Routine and cyclic maintenance activities
  • Minor civil works
  • Drainage works
  • Carriageway patching

You’ll be provided with a “buddy”, to assist you as you settle in. This is the person will be the friendly face when you join our Highways team – the go-to person that you will ask lots of questions to when you start! Once you have settled in, you will be allocated your mentor in the workplace.

Your mentor will support you throughout your qualification, help you learn the technical skills and have regular catch-up with you to ensure that you are on the way to become our next Highways superstar! 

At the end of your Apprenticeship, you will move into a guaranteed permanent position with Amey, and your development does not stop there! As part of being an employee at Amey, you will be given lots of opportunities to further your development; whether that is by doing further qualifications which Amey will fund through our Apprenticeship Schemes or progressing further in the business into our supervisor positions, the choice is yours!

The training you will be getting

  • You'll complete the Highways Maintenance Skilled Operative at level 2
  • This will be completed by attending college for 1 day per week along with training and support in the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fulltime employment and further progression opportunties on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

- Full driving license. - Passion for developing your skills both professional and personally. - You must be available to join the programme in September 2024. - Have the enthusiasm to be part of a high performing team and a drive for success.

About the employer

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations, and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities. Our purpose is to deliver sustainable infrastructure solutions that enhance life and protect our shared future. We combine exceptional expertise in Consulting & Design, Advisory & Analytics, Transport Infrastructure and Complex Facilities to design, manage, and maintain clients’ assets throughout their lifetime. Our leading data and analytics capability enable us to create transformative solutions that strengthen resilience and drive sustainable improvements. We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them. We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.





Chester Road



You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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


Amanda Morey



Apprenticeship standard

Highways maintenance skilled operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 03 Mar 2024