Quality and Improvement Apprentice - Taylor Woodrow - Hs2 Old Oak Common TAYLOR WOODROW INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED

You will be part of the quality team for the HS2 Old Oak Common station, an exciting project. As a Quality Apprentice you will be working with our project quality team and will be assisting with quality control checks across the business and ensuring process are continuously improved and followed.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    26 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays. 2 days paid volunteering. Training courses programme and Mentor Support. Benefits portal - Everyday discounts. Pension scheme with employer contribution.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday from 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working with other teams to ensure systems are in place to allow plans to be established and agreed with customers, sub-contractors and supply chain.
  • Assisting in developing specific project and task quality plans.
    Working with other areas of the business to ensure the quality plan is being followed and the requirements are being met.
  • Support the development of either project or business quality strategies and plans, as well as the implementation of measurement frameworks across the project.
  • Supporting the quality team in dealing with external auditing governing bodies to maintain existing certification and continuous improvement.

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be on-the-job, combined with skills and knowledge based workshops, e-learning and personal development coaching
  • The apprentice will gain a Level 4 Improvement Practitioner apprenticeship qualification
  • There will be an independently assessed End Point Assessment by the Aim awarding organisation in the last three months of the apprenticeship programme

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Apprenticeship Scheme has been designed kick start your journey towards becoming an industry expert
  • You will get hands on experience and tailored training to support you every step of the way. Mentor Allocation and guidance; Additional training be provided; Involvement in Communications projects 
  • We are looking for a long-term relationship with our apprentices and we have a long-term career structure in mind, whereby we see the apprentice developing into senior roles within our business as it grows

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired
A Level or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Desired

Things to consider

You are a good communicator with the ability to tell a story in a variety of communication methods and strong attention to detail. You can work well in a team and complete tasks individually by bringing creativity and using your initiative. You can solve problems by bringing your own ideas as well as taking on advice and ideas from others.

About the employer

Whether we are delivering small scale improvements or a major project, Taylor Woodrow’s success is founded on the teams that we build, the relationships we develop and the engineering solutions that we provide. We have a strong regional presence across the UK, where local people bring local solutions across a range of infrastructure and civil engineering projects as part of long-term frameworks. This is complimented by our ability to deliver major infrastructure projects requiring complex engineering solutions. Our projects support the UK’s energy transition, deliver improvements to the highways network and enhance rail infrastructure. The strategic infrastructure that we construct are the building blocks for growth and this includes a role in delivering the UK’s low carbon transport future through High Speed 2. We operate across all stages of the project lifecycle, with our Engineering Services team supporting clients through the development and design phase of infrastructure projects to foster the right solutions. Sustainability is at the heart of our approach and we are committed to respecting and protecting the environment in everything that we do. Taking the time to understand and make a positive difference to each community that we work within is an integral part of our work to ensure that our projects leave a lasting legacy. Taylor Woodrow is committed to creating a working environment that is inclusive and diverse.




HS2 Old Oak Common Station Project

Old Oak Common Lane

NW10 6DZ

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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

Improvement practitioner

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Short List of CVs and interview at the project office. We will only contact shortlisted candidates. If you require any adjustments for your interview please let us know

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024