Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Are you looking for a career opportunity where you can complete a degree level apprenticeship in Civil Engineering?

If youd like to gain a degree without the debt, we are looking for a Civil Engineering Apprentice to undertake this amazing opportunity to develop into a professional career.

As our apprentice your affinity for mathematics and attention to detail will be a welcome addition to our team at South Gloucestershire Council who are making a real difference to the lives of the people who live, work and learn here.Weve achieved a great deal, but were ambitious about the future. Join us and be part of something bigger.

How youll make a difference:

Our StreetCare Transport and Waste division play a key lead role on major scheme project management and delivery across South Gloucestershire. The team work with other Local Authorities and partners across the West of England.

As our apprentice, youll help support in overseeing the implementation of projects, and contribute in the delivery of civil engineering schemes. You will learn and gain knowledge within a number of engineering disciplines working on various projects to gain practical experience using the latest applications and technologies. You will develop skills, competencies and experience required to gain a professional qualification.

This is a hands-on role within the organisation, with a good balance between training and support, autonomy and flexibility. Over the 5 year apprenticeship, you will be taught at UWE and learn key engineering concepts, alongside vital professional skills in management, creative skills in design of civil and structural engineering and systems, practical skills in surveying, geographical information systems (GIS) and computer-aided design (CAD). You will have commitment to meet requirements of the professional training and ensure that all reporting and training documents are completed on time and to the quality standards agreed.

At the end you will gain a BEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering degree and will be working towards a professional qualification such as Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

Youll get opportunity to;

Undertake Civil/Municipal engineer elements, including highways, structures, drainage, traffic management and traffic signals.

Undertake the design, programming and implementation of engineering projects and schemes.

Preparation of drawings, calculations, specifications, documents, consultation and publicity material, and scheme cost estimates.

Arranging and supervising the implementation of schemes, including liaison with contractors and consultants, site supervision, survey and setting out work, and monitoring of scheme expenditure.

Preparing reports and responding to enquiries and correspondence from MPs, Council Members, Parish Councils, other organisations, and the general public.

We will allocate you a workplace mentor to give you guidance and support throughout your Level 6 Civil Engineering Degree apprenticeship.

What we need from you:

Must hold a minimum qualification in GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4/5 and above.

Minimum of 2 A-levels with one in Mathematics at Grade C or above or a Level 3 BTEC in Construction and the Built Environment.

You will have good attention to detail and ability to produce accurate, error free work.

Have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team contributing to effective service delivery.

You will have effective IT and numeracy skills including the ability to accurately update information systems and databases.

Be able to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines according to demand.


Level 4 HNC in a Civil Engineering discipline.

The salary for this apprenticeship is Hay Grade 11: £18,795.  Interested?  Please apply via the South Gloucestershire Council recruitment website .