Level 6 Civil Engineer Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: West Midlands

What you will do in your working day

  • You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week at Coventry University, and 4 days a week working in the Birmingham office)
  • You will be involved in exciting projects that will help develop your knowledge and experience and help you work towards being a qualified engineer
  • Undertake drawing/modelling work in Revit
  • Undertake structural design in 2D and 3D under supervision
  • Provide regular updates to your team members and other relevant people, either verbally or in writing
  • Help prepare client reports/updates (including emails, draft factual reports) under guidance
  • From time to time we may ask you to come along to project meetings

The training you will be getting

You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering at Coventry University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) at your End Point Assessment.

In addition to this, at Waterman you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:

  • Workplace shadowing
  • Dedicated mentoring
  • Technical skills including software, people skills and Health & Safety training
  • Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
  • Webinars and e-learning
  • Development days

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Having achieved Incorporated Engineer status, you will have started your journey towards becoming a fully Chartered Civil Engineer with the ICE. There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and presentations from the ICE.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4) Essential

A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical Science (Grade B (in maths) B, C) Essential

BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade DDM or above) Essential

Things to considerPlease take note of the academic requirements as these are non-negotiable. Please note this position is within our Waterman Structures teams.

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