Civil Engineering Degree

Civil Engineering apprentice

"What inspires me most about this program is seeing how my work has a positive impact on others. And seeing the changes I have made through it."

— Daniel Goldhill, Civil Engineering

How long: 5.5 - 6 years

Where: London based hybrid working. Anticipated 1 to 2 days on average in the office- subject to working patterns and business requirements.

Salary: £23,363

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE's Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language
  • Plus 3 A-Levels at grade A* - C or equivalent including Maths and Physics or Chemistry
  • You must be 18 years of age by the start date to be eligible for this scheme

Job overview

Our Engineers focus on the assets that form the foundation of our transport system.

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.

These assets are the essential foundation of the transport system that keeps the city moving, working and growing.

Our civil engineers are also at the forefront of major transport system upgrades, including HS2, Crossrail 2 and the new Silvertown Tunnel.

The role of a Civil Engineering Apprentice is critical in supporting works to ensure the ongoing reliability and safety of London's world class transport infrastructure.

What you'll be doing

As an apprentice, your 5.5 - 6 year development programme will be made up of up different 3-6 month placement rotations.

Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career.

Apprentices also have the option to undertake technical placements in the following teams to align with their interests.

These placements are likely to be undertaken after year 2 to align with the technical modules that would be taught at university.

Where this career can take you

Upon successful completion of this scheme, you could roll-off into one of the following roles:

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

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