Join our Apprenticeship Programme to be a part of the future of design and engineering. From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes.
While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.
With Atkins you'll be in great company.
What you’ll be studying
Based in our Belfast office we have an apprenticeship opportunity within our Infrastructure and Transportation business area. Please click on the link below to understand in more detail about what the apprenticeship involves:
Level 5 Degree Apprenticeships: Civil Engineering – Belfast
To learn more about this apprenticeship please click here
Academic Requirements: 5 GCSE Grade 4 (or C) or above in English Language and Maths, or equivalent and minimum tariff of 56 UCAS points at GCE/VCE A Level, to include Grade D in Mathematics or Physics.
You’ll be working in the Infrastructure or Transportation business area. Please note that further information about this business area will be discussed with you at telephone interview stage.
What you could be doing
You’ll also get support from our leaders, technical specialists and your own dedicated mentor. Our framework for continuous learning and development will support you as you grow. Together, we’ll do amazing things where you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a team of big thinkers. Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. Our apprenticeship programme is well established and is designed to give you maximum exposure to different experiences. You'll get to share your thinking, test your ideas, and start focusing on the work you enjoy most whilst supporting the technical aspects of multidisciplinary design projects.
You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the choice to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.
Here’s what your role as an apprentice would involve:
Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
Learning about project lifecycles which in turn will allow you to support your team.
Learning and using relevant design software
Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
You’ll get to understand and learn digital skills to help us harness technology in new ways
Please click here to watch a video from one of our current apprentices - Katrina Ho to learn more about life at Atkins as an apprentice. You can also read our apprentice blogs on our website.
Watch an interview with one of our apprentices here The best decision I’ve made in the past 3 years. - YouTube
Read a blog by one of our apprentices here https://www.workplus.app/blog/26/my-apprenticeship-has-prepared-me
We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference. Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.
What you’ll need
An interest for working in a consultancy environment
Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
Enthusiasm and drive to complete your apprenticeship programme and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
Motivation to achieve a professional qualification
Comfortable to embrace digital ways of working and learning new technologies