Closing Date: 13th June 2021
Salary: £4.30 per hour - £159.10 per week - National Apprenticeship Wage - during first 12 months.
(if 19 years old or over, after 12 months your salary will increase to minimum wage for your age)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Workbase: Cumbria County Council, Skirsgill Depot, Skirsgill, Penrith, CA10 2BQ
Start Date: From September 2021
Apprenticeship Duration: 36 months
Do you want to pursue a career in Civil Engineering? Do you want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and benefit from on the job work experience? Then a Civil Engineering Technician apprenticeship with Cumbria County Council could be for you!
Cumbria County Council has the fourth largest highways network in England with 7,900 km of carriageway, 4,000 km of footways and cycleways, 145,000 gullies and 45,000 lighting columns.
As a Civil Engineering Technician apprentice in the Highways service you will be actively involved in ensuring that this vital asset is maintained to ensure the network operates efficiently.
You will be expected to effectively assist with a range of duties connected with the various Highways Service Areas including Asset Management, Bridges and Structures, Traffic Management, Network Management, Streetworks and Operational Delivery.
For more information on our Highways Directorate visit:
Please note that your application will be assessed against the Qualifications; Skills and Personal Qualities and Behaviours listed in the Apprenticeship Description. In your application form you must therefore clearly demonstrate:
1 - That you meet all qualification requirements, and
2 - That you have or would develop, the skills, personal qualities and behaviours required of the role and provide examples where possible.
Please note that CVs will not be considered.
Aptitude Assessments and Eligibility Checks will take place as part of the recruitment process. Applicants will be contacted directly by the Training Provider Gen 2 and must successfully complete the assessment and check by 17th June 2021 to be considered for the next stage.
Cumbria County Council will share some of the details you have included in your application form i.e. name; date of birth; home address; email address; telephone/mobile number and qualifications with its commissioned apprenticeship training providers for the purpose of the recruitment, training and management of the apprenticeship programme. Please ensure before you apply that you will be able to attend the next stages of the recruitment process.
Interview Date: Planned to be held week commencing 5th July 2021
Due to the coronavirus, we are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.
Medicals: Candidates who are successful at the interview stage will be required to pass a medical, which will be held in Penrith on a date to be confirmed.
Training Provider: Gen 2
Further information is available on Cumbria County Council apprenticeships on our website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/jobsandcareers/apprenticeships
If you have any questions or you would like an informal discussion regarding the opportunity please email the apprentice team at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 01228 221400
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