Date Posted: Apr 19, 2021
Will Jeffries started a three year civil engineering apprenticeship with Durham County Council with the support of DurhamWorks.
Will is studying towards a Level 3 BTEC National Diploma and ENGTECH qualifications which are aimed at construction industry staff who carry out technical work competently, safely and independently. At the end of his apprenticeship he will achieve the level 3 civil engineering technician standard.
Will received support from DurhamWorks who helped him get ready for work and supported him in applying for jobs and interview preparation. He decided to apply for a...Read More
An apprenticeship is not a qualification, but a job with nationally recognised training.
By doing an apprenticeship you will be taking a number of qualifications and developing skills.
There are 3 levels of apprenticeship:
The apprenticeship is made up of three parts:
There may be additional elements for specific roles such as coaching qualifications for apprentices in sport or a CSCS site safety course for apprentices in construction.
This is an example of an apprenticeship in bricklaying:
After an apprenticeship, most people stay on in the job they have been doing or move on to a job for which they have achieved the qualification. They may also start the next level of the qualification.
If you are looking for an apprenticeship there are a number of options,
1. DurhamWorks have a number of apprenticeship opportunities available. Contact the team to discuss on 03000 262 930
2. Visit https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/