Hillingdon: Level 3 Civil Engineer Technician Apprenticeship

Level 3 Civil Engineer Technician Apprentice


Brief overview

We are looking for Hillingdon borough residents who are interested in completing a Level 3 Civil Engineer apprenticeship. The successful candidate will spend 36 months working as a Civil Engineer Apprentice as part of the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme. Employed by Evolve Apprentices while earning a wage, gaining experience, and a qualification.

Apprenticeship summary

  • Hourly wage

£4.81 to £9.50 (National Minimum Wage for their age)

Statutory Sick and Holiday Pay + Bank Holiday Pay, automatic enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme, Bike2Work Scheme partners, Apprenticeship Oyster Card available for first year travel discounts, NUS Discount Card, course costs covered by Evolve.

  • Working week

Monday-Friday, weekends may be an option. Minimum of 35 hours per week but potential for more. Approx. 8am-4pm but hours will be confirmed by contractor after successfully passing the Stage 1 & 2 Interview.

  • Expected apprenticeship duration

36 months

  • Apprenticeship level

Level 3 Apprenticeship

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Providing support to civil engineers in the design, construction and management of a variety of projects
  • Preparing detailed building plans
  • Surveying sites and arranging for soil and rock samples to be analysed
  • Ensuring a project matches client specifications
  • Calculating the amount and type of materials needed
  • Ensuring work is carried out according to deadlines
  • Reducing a project’s impact on the environment
  • Working on-site and in an office.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The qualification you would gain is the Level 3 Civil Engineering technician where we will be looking to partner with London South Bank University to provide the training.

This training will mainly be through remote learning with a paid study time as needed up to 7 hours/1 day per week. You are expected to travel when necessary for training and/or assessments. You will be responsible to managing/arranging with your line manager.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of this apprenticeship, you can work as a qualified Civil Engineer technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Things to consider

We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good timekeeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace – you will not be judged on age, gender, or ethnicity.


Apprenticeship candidates will be required to have at least 5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C / 9-4 including:

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C /9-4 / Level 2) required
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C /9-4 / Level 2) required

CITB Health, Safety & Environment (HS&E) Operative test (passed within 2 years) desired

Level 1 Certificate in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (passed) desired

CSCS Card (valid) desired

About the employer


Evolve Apprentices manage the Construction Industry Training Board Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London. We are a not-for-profit organisation aiming to deliver social value and provide opportunities for disadvantaged groups.


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