Geomatic Surveys Technician Apprentice

Hampshire County Council

Hampshire, SO23 8UJ

Closes in 7 days (Sunday 28 July)

Posted on 5 July 2024


Our Geomatic Survey Team in Engineering Services is looking for a Technician Apprentice to join the team. We provide a range of services to the County Council and other authorities. This includes geomatic surveys, Geotech consultancy, engineering design, laboratory testing, site supervision and project/contract management

Annual wage
£23,115 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Civil engineering technician (level 3)
Monday to Friday, exact shifts to be confirmed. Very occasionally there may be some night work.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Level 3 Civil Engineering Apprenticeship with South Hampshire College Group on a day release programme. Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering (603/1217/8).

Where you’ll work

The Castle

Castle Avenue



SO23 8UJ


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Civil engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply appropriate civil engineering principles, techniques, and methods, including mathematical, scientific, and technical know-how, to civil engineering and the construction process
  • Apply key principles, techniques and methods of data and technical information collection, analysis, and evaluation to support the delivery of civil engineering models, designs, and technical solutions
  • Operate appropriate software packages for data gathering and analysis, such as Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Building Information Modelling (BIM), to create technical drawings, models and designs using relevant conventions and engineering terminology
  • Apply statutory health, safety and welfare policies, procedures, and regulations in the civil engineering environment, using risk management processes, procedures, and documentation
  • Support and contribute to the production or modification of civil engineering technical solutions in accordance with relevant industry standards, regulations, and procedures and codes of practice
  • Apply environmental policies and sustainable principles in civil engineering projects, recognising the need to reduce carbon use, lower emissions and plan for wider sustainability
  • Plan, carry out and manage own work in line with quality assurance, recognising the wider implications to customer needs, and within cost and resource limitations
  • Consider equality, diversity and inclusion in the delivery of civil engineering projects
  • Apply document control processes and procedures using the approved processes, maintaining quality compliance when creating or amending engineering documentation
  • Communicate using appropriate methods for the audience, and incorporate relevant and appropriate terms, standards, and data
  • Apply ethical principles to civil engineering projects, including the secure use of data and information
  • Plan, undertake and review their own professional competence, regularly updating and reviewing their CPD to improve performance
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4/A*-C)
    • Maths (grade 9-4/A*-C)
    • Science (grade 9-4/A*-C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills

    Other requirements

    You will be required to drive a Council vehicle and must hold a current full drivers’ licence. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided for this role and will include Head, Eyes, Body, Arms, legs, Feet and Hands (PPE such as hard hat, reflective clothing, safety boots, gloves, ear defenders, safety glasses, etc.).

    About this company

    At Hampshire County Council, we are proud of our strong record of delivering excellent services that provide value for money, whilst recognising that our staff are our greatest asset. Hampshire County Council is a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We will also invest in you through our internal development programmes and training.

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    After completion, you could progress onto the Level 4 or Level 6 Civil Engineering apprenticeships.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    Hampshire County Council

    Owen Teesdale

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262828.

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    Closes in 7 days (Sunday 28 July)

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