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7th March 2024

We are currently seeking a Degree Apprentice to start in September 2024. Further information and application details are provided below.


Level 6 Civil & Structural Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Start date

Monday 2 September 2024

Place of work

69-75 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1UA

Place of study

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) or Anglia Ruskin University (ARU)

Hours of work

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Time allowed for Off The Job training

Day release to attend University (term time)

Ideal candidate

Strong GCSE results in Maths, Sciences and English (Level 7 and above).
Studying Maths / Physics / Design Technology at A-Level, or studying a BTEC or T-Level in Engineering / Construction and expected to achieve a Merit / Distinction.
A broad interest in Engineering and Construction.
Excellent communication skills, an inquisitive mind and commitment to learn.

About Canham Consulting

We are an independent construction consultancy specialising in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering and Building Engineering. We have a wealth of knowledge, experience, and professional qualifications with 44 staff, working across our Norwich and Cambridge sites. We are proud to be an Employee-Owned Trust, recognising that our people are our greatest asset. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we continue to grow and work on a variety of projects in varying sectors.

Role description

You will gain experience, working on live projects.
We believe site experience is invaluable and actively encourage our colleagues to visit site and get a real understanding of how things are built.
You will benefit from learning in a multi-discipline environment.
You will have the opportunity to learn from our colleagues and be mentored by experienced members of staff.
With support, you will begin to experience working with various stakeholders, and start to build your own network.
Your learning and experience will lead toward formal Engineering qualifications, on the pathway to becoming a Chartered Engineer.

We would like to hear from you if you have the following qualities:

Enthusiastic attitude
Willingness to learn and ask questions.
Use initiative.
Commitment to high standards of work and quality service to clients.
Excellent communication and IT skills.

Our offer

Fully funded degree apprenticeship.
Fully funded travel to University.
25 days holiday, plus 1 extra day leave for your birthday.
Annual salary reviews.
Bonus scheme.
Social activities throughout the year.
Mentoring and training.
Healthcare & pension schemes.

The Application Process

  • Please submit your CV with covering letter to hr@canhamconsulting.co.uk.
  • Explain why you would like to be an Engineer, your interest in Construction and why you should be selected for the assessment day.
  • We will select the best 10 candidates for the assessment day.
  • The application deadline is Friday 3 May.
  • All candidates will be informed on Tuesday 7 May 2024 whether they are required on the assessment day.
  • The assessment day will be held on Wednesday 29 May 2024. Timings for the day are approximately from 9am - 1.30pm. The day will involve a written test, the opportunity to deliver a brief presentation, network with our colleagues and finally interview for the role.
  • We will select one Degree Apprentice, from the assessment day.
  • The successful candidate will have submitted a strong application and have performed well on the assessment day.
  • All candidates will be informed on Thursday 30 May 2024.
  • The successful candidate will start work on Monday 2 September 2024.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 03/05/2024


This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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About Canham Consulting

Canham Consulting is an independent construction consultancy specialising in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering and Building Engineering, based in the East of England. We provide services for projects of any size, whether for a small alteration to a res...

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