Construction: Civil Engineering

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Construction: Civil Engineering like?

Scotland’s towns and cities are growing at a rapid rate, so you have an opportunity to help build a foundation for future generations. Study for an apprenticeship in civil engineering and learn how to contribute to one of Scotland’s most important industries.   

Discover how to safely handle a wide range of materials such as steel, iron and stone. Work with advanced tools such as concrete paving machines and help to build new roads. Take part in different infrastructure projects such as the construction of office blocks, schools or hospitals.   

There are so many different jobs in Scotland’s civil engineering sector. Become a civil technician and help to create innovative building designs. Work as a project planning engineer and strengthen the safety of transport networks. Research new structural materials as a geotechnical engineer and improve the foundation of dams, walls and tunnels.

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Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. But it's great if you have a general interest in civil engineering.

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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