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Digital Engineering Trainee Degree Apprenticeship

by Laing O'Rourke

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Job Details

18th March 2024
Degree Apprenticeship
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
London, Manchester

Digital Engineering Trainee Degree Apprenticeship

Role Overview  

We build virtually in a digital environment first. This ensures greater predictability of cost, quality, programme, and safety for our clients. Through the provision of smarter engineering-led solutions – focused on whole-life value and long-term performance - our function ensures the full benefits of this approach are realised for our clients. 

A Trainee Digital Engineer will provide valuable support to our Digital function as we deliver our business priorities and client requirements. They are part of the Digital family which works in close alignment with Information Management and interfaces with all our business functions and operations. Through our agile deployment approach, a Trainee Digital Engineer can be involved with a range of our digital activities within our business streams. For example, these opportunities could be: 

  • Digital: Project based digital construction and engineering roles 
  • Digital: Time, cost and visualisation roles 
  • Digital: Systems, automation, modelling, and technology (e.g., AR/VR) roles 
  • Digital information roles 

Throughout your career with us, you will be given the development and support from our experienced teams and work within an environment which allows you to thrive. 

Location  

  • London and Manchester 

Apprenticeship Level and Standard  

Construction Design and Build Technician Level 4 and moves on to the Level 6 (degree) in Design and Construction Management.  

Apprenticeship Provider  

Laing O'Rourke collaborate with trusted and approved training providers (Universities) for our apprenticeship delivery. Successful candidates will be required to make an application to our preferred provider for the apprenticeship route you have chosen.  

Entry Grades  

  • 5 GCSEs - preferably grades 7-4 in Maths and English  
  • 3 A-levels or BTEC or Equivalent  

Entry requirements  

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:  

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit   
  • Entry grades will be listed within each job description, and they will differ from role to role   
  • To qualify for this programme, you will need to have a minimum of three A-Levels/or equivalent   

The Laing O'Rourke Professional Apprenticeship Programme - what can you expect?  

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged, and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.  

Our programme will provide a fully funded day or block release Level 4 (HNC) and/or Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship in your chosen vocation, while working as a full time Laing O'Rourke employee. It will also include a series of bespoke development modules, and technical training opportunities, strategically placed to support you at key stages of your apprenticeship journey. During the programme you will work across a range of projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your occupational competency and will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship and professional accreditation. 

About Laing O'Rourke

We are Laing O’Rourke. We design, manufacture, engineer and build iconic buildings and complex infrastructure projects used by millions of people every day. It’s our mission to be the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry. To achieve that, we’ve long been focused on innovation as a positive force for change, challenging practices and investing in the latest technology and platforms.

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.

How to apply

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Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.


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