We are offering an apprenticeship that offers Civils/Project Management pathway, learning the duties of a civil engineer / project manager for the installation District Heating networks. As a fast-growing business we offer a huge opportunity for talented people who wish to advance their careers.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    The salary will increase in line with experience gained.

    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

    1 day at university, 4 days on site from 8am to 5pm with a lunch and breakfast break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Report to the setting out engineer / Project Manager on all aspects related to setting out and record keeping.
  • Assisting the setting out, levelling and surveying of the site. Mapping and surveying and responsibility for the digital computation, recording and reporting of data / statistics.
  • Supervision of materials and ensuring relevant documentation is compliant.
  • Assisting the PM or Contracts Manager in project management duties.
  • Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed.
  • Ensure a consistently high standard of work is produced in accordance with specification and quality standards through regular quality inspections with sub-contractors.
  • Assisting with the resolution of technical / engineering problems.
  • Examine the design information with the PM/ setting out engineer, to ensure plans and drawings are accurate and achievable.
  • Assist in the production of as built records.
  • Assist the setting out engineer with producing ITP's and ensure they are signed off by relevant parties.
  • Along with the setting out engineer ensure that the QA File is produced and maintained.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 6 degree apprenticeship
  • Successful apprentices will gain a BSc or BEng civil engineering degree which is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators. 
  • London South Bank University one day per week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Please refer to this website. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 3 other GCSE's (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential

Things to consider

The apprenticeship involves working on site, sometimes in an outdoor environment year around. The apprentice may have to travel to various sites.

About the employer

We are fast growing district heating Contractor based in London and we work UK wide. We operate as the Principal Contractor to a wide range of clients, and we combine our civil engineering and mechanical engineering experience and competence to deliver high spec and, in some cases, complex district heating schemes for clients.




447 High Road


N12 0AF


Denis O'Connell

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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 engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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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