Civil Engineering Apprentice PAUL BASHAM ASSOCIATES LTD

Paul Basham Associates is a fast-growing, and award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Civil Engineer to support with the technical aspects of a diverse range of projects within an expanding Civil Engineering team.

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

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Closing date: 16 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    We offer a competitive salary which will be based on your level of experience.

  • Working week

    7.5 hours per day, Monday - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Work within a Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes.
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities.
  • Shadow more senior members of staff and support project work as required.

The training you will be getting

  • You will have the opportunity to work towards a Level 6 qualification in Civil Engineering with ongoing support and on the job training with a friendly and enthusiastic team, keen to get you involved from the outset.
  • You will be based within the office for 4 days per week. The remaining 1 day will be spent at University on day release.  
  • BSc or BEng Civil Engineering degree.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will be a full-time, permanent employee from day one, with day release to university.
  • During your Apprenticeship, we will support your career progression and provide mentorship in order for you to pass your EPA (End Point Assessment.)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Professional Commitment, Sustainable Development, Health, Safety & Welfare, Leadership skills, Time Management skills, Understanding of Engineering, Maths: Grade 5 or equivalent, English: Grade 5 or equivalent


A Level or equivalent Relevant subject x 3 (Grade BBB-BBC) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Relevant subject (Grade DDM-DMM) Desired
Other T-Level (Relevant Subject) (Grade Merit) Desired
Other UCAS points from 2/3 A-Levels in relevant subjects (Grade 112-120 points) Desired

About the employer

Paul Basham Associates are a multi-disciplinary Transport Planning, Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy, combining a personal approach with a keen commercial awareness and an in-depth knowledge of current policy, practice and legislation. Our staff have a wealth of experience of working with both the public and private sectors, from development feasibility through to detailed highway design. Our clients include landowners, developers, house builders, local planning and highway authorities, and housing associations.







PO16 8UT


Kayleigh Hickey

01329 711000

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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 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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Aug 2024