Civil Engineering (Level 6)

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Be at the forefront of major transport system upgrades working on London’s bridges, roads and tunnels.

Riley, Civil Engineering Level 6 Apprentice“I started on the level 3 apprenticeship and was excited to continue studying for the degree apprenticeship.

Being able to discuss what I’m currently learning with experts in the field has been amazing in helping me with tailoring my day to day work to assist my qualification.”

— Riley Sinnott, Civil Engineering Level 6 Apprentice

How Long: 5.5 years
Where: London
Salary: £22,305

What you’ll need:

  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English Language (or equivalent)
  • Plus 3 A Levels A*-C (or equivalent) including Maths & Chemistry or Physics
  • You’ll also need to be 18 years of age by 1 September 2019 to be eligible for this scheme

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Highly motivated
  • Logical thinkers who are willing to learn
  • Results driven, resilient and adaptable

Job overview

You’ll be working on the essential foundation of the transport system that keeps the city moving, working and growing. Our asset stock is hugely varied, and includes thousands of bridges, hundreds of kilometres of roads and tunnels, hundreds of embankments and cuttings and a vast network of drainage.

Our civil engineers are also at the forefront of major transport system upgrades, including the Northern Line Extension, Crossrail 2 and the new Silvertown Tunnel.

What will I be doing?

The work you’ll be doing on this scheme means helping to ease congestion and open up new connections between communities as an area is regenerated.

You’ll be working with many different people affected by the project, as well as our own team and suppliers.

This could include meeting with groups from the community to help ensure our neighbours understand what we are doing and how the project will benefit London.

Where can this career take me?

Upon successful completion of this scheme, you’ll earn your degree in Civil Engineering.

After this, you could progress into roles such as:

  • Engineering Technician
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Works Inspector
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Assistant Operations Officer

Any of these could lead to further career development opportunities in our engineering, operations and project delivery teams.

You’ll also receive chartership support for achieving professional accreditation with the Institution of Civil Engineers.


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“I work closely with other apprentices, has helped a lot with studying even if it means setting aside a lunch time or maybe an extra hour or so after work. It’s good to know you have others to draw on and learn from.”