Consultant Civil Engineering Design Apprenticeship INGENT CONSULTING ENGINEERS

This civil engineering apprenticeship is based in our Brightwell office providing the opportunity to obtain a Civil Engineering Degree and achieve incorporated status of the Institute of Civil Engineers. Apprentices will be trained in the use of software include AutoCAD draughting and the 3D modelling of highways and drainage.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The apprentice wage is set for the first year of apprenticeship and then increased in second year to age related National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage for those aged 21 and over

    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 40 hour flexible working week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • On a daily bais, apprentices will learn to produce engineering designs and present them on drawings.  This will quickly develop onto the detailed design of drainage solutions and 3D modelling of infrastructure.
  • Apprentices will assist Engineers with developing design strategies and detailed designs for projects and site visits as required.
  • From working in design teams the successful candidate will also progress to managing their own projects and teams within the course of the apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

  • Over the period of the apprenticeship, a wide range of skills and experience will be provided including team working, people and project management, sustainability and knowledge.
  • At the same time, apprentices work towards their Civil Engineering Degree for one day a week for three years and a further year to achieve the status of Incorporated Engineer.
  • Incorporated Engineer is a prestigious professional qualification within the Institute of Civil Engineers and is recognised internationally.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The Incoprorated Engineers qualifiction is protected by law and becoing IEng qualified shows your current and future employers, clients and peers tthat you are a competent engineer with professional standards.  As well as being highly sought after in the domestic and international job markets IEng status can provide a career path on to a fully chartered qualification at the height of the civil engineering profession.

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, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


A Level or equivalent Maths and/or Sciences (Grade C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade C) Essential

About the employer

Civil Engineering Consultants specialising in the delivery of high quality and innovative infrastructure design solutions. Clients range from local and national developers in the residential and commercial sectors to local authorities and individuals.







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Sarah Orr

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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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