Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship Ringway

If you like outdoors and practical work, you can work as part of a small team, to carry out routine repairs and maintenance to the highway network: roads, footways, drains, signs, walls, fences, barriers, street furniture, grass verges etc. To assist with response to emergencies, incidents on the network, flooding, storms and other weather events.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    26 days holiday plus 8 days bank holidays 2 days paid volunteering

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, between start time: 8:00am, finish time 6:00pm (times may vary)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Highways Maintenance (e.g. pothole repairs, grass cutting, winter gritting services)
  • Providing traffic management for a diversity of projects
  • Regenerating busy high streets
  • Installing new bridges
  • Working as part of our multi-disciplined teams to deliver innovative solutions to highways maintenance

The training you will be getting

  • Highways maintenance skilled operative level 2 standard
  • Mentor support in the workplace
  • Block release at Telford College
  • Allocated assessor from Telford College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent contract and career opportunities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2 / E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2 / E) Essential

Things to consider

There will be block release held at Telford College at regular intervals. You will need to travel to Telford College and you'll have accommodation in a local hotel booked for you. These blocks run from Tuesday to Friday with dates confirmed. Please note whilst at college and in the hotel, you an ambassador of the company and behavior should be of a very high conduct.

About the employer

Together with our associated companies, Ringway teams are responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK’s highways network – we deliver specialist highway services across the largest highways maintenance portfolio within the UK, including strategic road network, DBFO motorway and trunk roads, and the local authority network. We are private sector partners, dedicated to delivering public services. We offer best practice maintenance services through local solutions which make an impact in the communities in which we operate. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development and retention of a locally based workforce and supported by a close community of trusted supply-chain partners. Self-delivery is core to our business model. Working together with our clients we deliver cyclic and reactive maintenance, incident response, severe weather operations, surfacing and specialist treatments with local accountability and people who take pride in the services they deliver. Ringway is committed to creating a working environment that is inclusive and diverse.




Ardleigh Depot. Old Ipswich Road




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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


Chris Field



Apprenticeship standard

Highways maintenance skilled operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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