Civil Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship at Transport for London
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Civil Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship
Work on the infrastructure that keeps London moving, working and growing.
How long: 3 years
Our Civil Engineers create and maintain the essential infrastructure that supports the whole of London’s transport network, including London Underground, DLR and our strategic road network.
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 need:
- A minimum of 5 GCSE’s A*-C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English Language (or equivalent)
- You must be 18 years of age by 1st 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
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?
You could progress into could progress into roles such as:
- Engineering Technician
- Assistant Engineer
- Works Inspector
- Assistant Project Manager
- Assistant Operations Officer
Or, you could choose to progress onto our Level 6 Civil Engineering apprenticeship which would allow you to gain your degree.
Either way, this could lead to further career development opportunities in our Engineering, Operations and Project Delivery teams.
What training and support will you get?
You will be working towards a Level 3 qualification in Civil Engineering Technician.
Typically, you will be required to attend college one day a week during term time and may be required to attend one or more weeks of college field training.
Whilst on the scheme, we’ll support your technical development through a wide range of on-the-job practical experiences and placements. We’ll also support your professional development through a combination of classroom-led training courses, online training courses, mentoring opportunities and structured networking opportunities. You will receive one-to-one support throughout the programme from your TfL Engineering Mentor and your Line Manager. You’ll also be connected to a ‘buddy’ who will be a more experienced apprentice from the scheme.
Your Scheme Sponsor and Engineering Mentor will also oversee your technical and professional development with the aim of supporting your application for professional accreditation with the Institution of Civil Engineers at either EngTech grade, for Level 3.
About Transport For London
We're vital to London's future success, which means we could play a big part in yours.
Our transport network doesn't just help people get around, it can help people to get on. It can create opportunities for Londoners. It links our homes to our jobs, gets children to their schools, connects friends and family and joins London's businesses to customers. And it provides access to London's culture. This is why we need talented people like you, reflecting the diverse city that we serve.
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