Civil Engineer Technician Apprentice Hartlepool Borough Council

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to support the Engineering Consultancy Team across a range of services, including highway, architectural and landscape design, surveying, project management and sea defenses. The post will be a multi-disciplined role, which requires both on site and office based working.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist in the keeping and updating of records.
  • To assist in surveying and general measurement on site
  • To assist in clerical duties within the office where necessary including:
    Data input
    Producing schedules
    Producing plans
    Answering the telephone
    Filing, archiving and record keeping
  • To assist in producing CAD and GIS drawings for work on site.
  • To assist in engineering design where appropriate.
  • To assist in checking and assessing engineering works on site.
  • To attend training and development courses as required and participation in schemes of assessment, professional development and review. It is a requirement of the post that training is undertaken to complete BTEC or equivalent in Civil Engineering.
  • To assist in ensuring that there is full compliance in:
    Achieving target dates and deadlines
    Health and Safety requirements
    Applying all approved working systems and procedures
    Punctual attendance at work
  • To ensure that all working practices are carried out in a safe manner and report any incidents which may arise, using the appropriate procedure.
  • To act in a courteous manner when dealing with our customers and other appropriate bodies, including keeping appointments when appropriate.
  • Any other duties of a related nature which might reasonably be allocated and required by the engineering consultancy manager.

The training you will be getting

Upon completion of the apprenticeship the successful candidate will achieve a Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician qualification. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful candidate on completion of their apprenticeship will have the opportunity to apply for any related vacancies as and when they arise.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential

About the employer

Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that. The authority is structured into 5 departments: Children & Joint Commissioning Services, Adult & Community Based Services, Finance, IT and Digital Services, Development, Neighbourhoods & Regulatory Services and Legal, Governance and HR collectively the departments provide vital services to the public


Hartlepool Borough Council


Civic Centre

Victoria Road




01429 523297

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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 engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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: 23 Jul 2024