£22,800 per annum
Be at the centre of exciting engineering developments on one of the most advanced road networks in the world and achieve a degree-level qualification.
What you'll be doing
As an apprentice Civil Engineer, you’ll get involved with a range of projects and schemes, covering 4,500 miles of road and over 20,000 structures, as well as many miles of drainage, barriers, earthworks and traffic technology.
Working with experienced engineering teams, you’ll be a vital part of our mission to connect the country by creating roads that are efficient, effective and above all, safe.
You’ll also complete a Civil Engineering degree, which will be the first step on your journey towards becoming a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng).
Depending on your placement, you’ll get valuable real-world experience in our key engineering disciplines such as asset management, pavement and design, with plenty of opportunities to apply your learning on the job and on site.
As well as developing your technical engineering skills and knowledge, you’ll discover:
What you'll get in return
By combining working and learning, you’ll gain valuable hands-on experience and pave the way for a bright future with us. We’ll support your development every step of the way and you’ll enjoy the chance to shape your future with personalised development plans and career guidance.
As well as a competitive salary, you’ll also have access to a fantastic employee benefits package.
What you’ll need to succeed
It takes all kinds of people to keep our organisation (and roads) moving. Whatever your age, whatever your background, an apprenticeship is just the start of a long, fulfilling career with us.
If you can show that you’ve got what we see in our apprentices every day, you’ll be a great match. You’ll have:
You’ll also need to have these essential qualifications:
Plus, one of the following:
It is key to know all offers to onto our apprenticeships are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks. This includes a Right to Work check, reference check and a DBS criminal record check.
Our strategic road network carries a third of all traffic and two thirds of all our country's freight. By investing in the right projects (and in the brightest talent), we’re building a network that makes everyone better off.
Every single day, we get millions of people to where they need to be as efficiently and safely as possible. Our routes bring people together, keep businesses moving and enable communities to stay connected. This is your opportunity to help plan, design, build, operate and maintain England’s strategic road network – and empower our journey towards a digital and net zero future.
Why you should join us
At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this.We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers. So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion in what you do, work effectively in a team and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.