Civil Engineering Apprentice Odyssey

Our Civil Engineering Apprentice will get the opportunity to work alongside technical colleagues of all levels to broaden their understanding of construction projects from inception and feasibility, through to construction.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be between £15k to £16.5k annually.

  • Working week

    Following a programme of part-time study (one day a week), the other four days will be spent in the office, 8.45am - 5.15pm or 9.00am - 5.30pm with an hour for lunch. Days TBC. The position available will be based at our Basingstoke office.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Apprentice will be trained and become responsible for a number of engineering tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Creating engineering plans, specifications, and other technical design information
  • Develop a working knowledge of AutoCAD and other engineering software
  • Assisting Engineers with the preparation of civil engineering designs
  • Develop an understanding of the relevant engineering advice provided to our clients
  • Develop skills on the job to increase knowledge base as part of a commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attending Site visits and inspections

The training you will be getting

  • The Civil Engineering Apprentice will gain a formal qualification in Civil Engineering following a programme of part time study (one day a week) towards a BEng qualification, provided by local colleges and universities (location and qualification dependant on entry qualifications)
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the candidate will hold a formal qualification and membership of the appropriate professional body (Institution of Civil Engineers) at either Eng Tech or IEng level. Alongside further development, the candidate could progressed to Chartered Engineer (CEng)

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, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade c) Desired

About the employer

Odyssey is a consultancy with a rich history, a talented team, and an enviable portfolio of clients. For over 15 years Odyssey has been developing journeys for a wide and diverse range of businesses in the development industry, each with their own unique needs, goals and challenges. We have experience in exceeding expectations across a vast array of services, including transport planning, infrastructure planning, flood risk & river modelling, civil engineering design and highways design. We pride ourselves on our expertise, and are able to offer local-, regional- and national-level advice and assistance all with a proactive and personable approach. The Odyssey Team includes Civil Engineering specialists across our Infrastructure and Water departments.







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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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