You will learn to produce design drawings, supporting calculations and quantification of equipment. Your designs will represent the most efficient and safe use of Doka equipment for the site team. You will learn to provide technical assistance to the customer from the preliminary stage of a project to its completion.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working with AutoCAD (& in future BIM/Revit software) to produce concept designs, approval general arrangement drawings and fully developed working drawings.
  • Provides material lists for quotations and shipments to the site.
  • Develop solutions for a wide range of construction applications
  • Produce calculations to verify the developed schemes, providing formal calculation reports when required.
  • Utilizing inhouse developed software and assistance tools to maximize productivity
  • Support with administration of projects
  • Ensuring outputs meet the required standards.
  • Meeting agreed deadlines.
  • Working as a member of a team.
  • Working in an office environment, with opportunities to visit sites.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 4 Civil Engineering qualification
  • Midkent College, Maidstone
  • 1 day a week release to college, 4 days a week based in the office in Sittingbourne

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Formwork Designer 
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4 and above) Essential

About the employer

It's more than a job. It's a passion. Around the globe, impressive infrastructure and building projects are constructed using Doka’s expertise in formwork technology. We offer temporary works solutions for a wide range of site concreting activities where equipment is needed to form concrete formwork moulds and to support a variety of concrete structures. Current UK scheme examples include the HS2 High Speed Railway Link and the Thames Tideway sewer projects. This is the result of teamwork – the collaboration of more than 7000 employees in over 160 distribution and logistics facilities in more than 70 countries worldwide. We are proud of our achievements gained over 150 years, still as a family owned company. Our new UK head office in Sittingbourne provides excellent working conditions for our employees. Initially you will learn skills to design formwork to assist the construction of foundations, walls, columns and floor slabs. We will provide a range of training and there are opportunities to develop your career into senior roles where you may have involvement in major projects in various construction sectors, i.e. high rise buildings.




Doka Uk Formwork Technolgies Ltd Unit 4 Swale Way

Eurolink V


ME10 3NH


Jemma Morley


07968 943142

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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 engineering senior technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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