Civil engineer apprenticeship

Provide technical and management input to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems

During the civil engineer apprenticeship, you’ll work as part of a team of engineers and other construction professionals through the development, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning of civil engineering infrastructure. You’ll develop a broad skills base to work in areas including sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics (engineering behaviour of earth materials), materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation, and power. You may work in public and private sector organisations, including local authorities, central government departments and agencies, engineering consultancy practices, contracting firms, and research and development organisations. Upon completion, you’ll achieve a degree in civil engineering.


Duration: 66 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and maths

Entry requirements for the civil engineer apprenticeship: Three A-levels, including maths and physical science, or equivalent qualifications, or a level 3 apprenticeship as a civil engineering technician

Achievement upon completion: Level 6 (Degree)—equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £32,000 per annum

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