Higher Level Apprentice Civil Engineer Apprenticeship

  • Job Reference: VAC001404491
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Devon County council
  • Website: http://www.gradsouthwest.com/
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £17,173 to £18,672
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering
  • Job Type: Higher / Degree Apprenticeship
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Here at Devon County Council, we’re looking for Apprentice Civil Engineering Technicians to join our well respected scheme, working in our Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste Management Service. You’ll have a real passion and enthusiasm for engineering, and be fully committed to achieving great results in your work and in your studies.

Apprenticeship summary

Civil engineering is all about creating, improving and protecting the environment in which we live; from ensuring a constant supply of water, to building roads and bridges. Civil engineers are the foundation for the essential facilities needed in everyday life and crucial to our future, as we continue to look for sustainable energy to help preserve our planet.

Here at Devon County Council, we’re looking for higher level apprentice civil engineers to join our well respected scheme, working in working in our Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste Service. You’ll have a real passion and enthusiasm for engineering, and be fully committed to achieving great results in your work and in your studies.  

Joining the programme on a higher level apprenticeship, you’ll gain an HNC in civil engineering and a supporting NVQ qualification. If you’ve already achieved your HNC we’ll support you to gain your HND or foundation degree. Alongside completing your apprenticeship qualification, you’ll also have the opportunity to work in either highway design, bridges and structures (including bridge maintenance), or highways and traffic management as part of a structured two year programme. 

To apply, ideally you will already have a level three qualification in a civil engineering (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate an understanding of engineering issues and show a real aptitude for the role and a passion to learn more. You’ll be a real team player, ready to get stuck in, make the most of opportunities that come your way and thrive in a well-respected career. Good written and verbal skills are also important as you’ll be interacting with a range of people internally and externally, on a daily basis.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Willing to learn
  • Self-motivated

Desired qualifications

 

You will have completed the Level 3 Civil Engineering Apprenticeship or full time course with a Merit or Distinction 

Alternatively you will have significant industry experience

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress onto the HND

 

About the employer

 

Devon County Council services

 

Employer

Devon County Council

 

Training provider

  • NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision (Construction)
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Management

 

Training provider

EXETER COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College

 

Employer's Application Instructions

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2018