2020 league table points
We have been advised by TQUK that the Department for Education has now advised all Awarding Organisations of their third update to the approved list of qualifications. The revised Design Engineer Construct! The Digital Built Environment model has not yet been approved for inclusion in the 2020 performance tables. TQUK are currently appealing this decision with a deadline of 6th August.

We will update you on the outcome of this appeal as soon as possible after 6th August, but be assured - we remain committed to the inclusion of Design Engineer Construct! The Digital Built Environment as a relevant, robust and rigorous learning programme and qualification which continues to meet the needs of DEC schools throughout England.

Please note, schools outside England are not affected.


Job Opportunities

Technician Apprencticeship Consortium

Technical Apprenticeships Consortium

It is currently predicted that the field of engineering will see approximately 1.82 million openings for new talent over the next ten years.

The Technician Apprenticeship Consortium brings together some of the UK’s top rated engineering consultancy firms to enable them to meet their business needs through the recruitment and training of technician apprentices.

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Civil Engineering & Building Services Engineering Apprenticeships

Mott MacDonald is a global management, engineering and development consultancy. Their apprenticeships are a fantastic opportunity to enter the industry and achieve a professional qualification while gaining work experience and earning a wage.

Your studies and on-the-job experience will lead you to achieve engineering technician status with the Institution of Civil Engineers or the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and an exciting career in engineering consultancy.

I’m working on 3D models of a flood defence scheme that will significantly reduce the risk of flooding in my local area, making for challenging yet interesting work. Due to the early start in my career, the opportunities available at Mott MacDonald are extensive and allow me to make the right decisions for my career.

Georgina Arundell, Buildings 

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mott-mac-graduate-programmeGraduate Programme 2016

Mott MacDonald have graduate schemes in civil engineering, cost and project management, water and environment, management consultancy, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and transport planning.

Download their graduate programme brochure to get the low down on the fantastic work placement and career opportunities available.

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Building Services, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Surveying & Project Management Apprenticeships

Atkins is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies. They were the engineering design experts behind the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The best thing about being an apprentice with Atkins is the exposure you get to the business. We’re involved in some amazing projects around the world and I’m excited to be part of that”

Alex, Birmingham

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Laing O’Rourke is a privately owned multinational company who have been delivering sustainable, high-performance engineering and construction services for over 164 years. They fund, design, manufacture, construct and maintain the built environment – providing the facilities to accommodate, educate, employ, transport, care for and sustain communities.

School & College Leavers
Laing O’Rourke looking for bright and motivated school leavers who want a career in engineering, construction, commercial management or information technology.

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Laing O’Rourke four-year ‘Apprenticeship Plus’ scheme was developed in conjunction with Construction Skills to provide their apprentices with practice-based training for people who want to learn new skills and gain qualification while working.

On completion, apprentices can choose from three career pathways:

  • Remain on site in a trades-based role
  • Continue into further education and progress into supervision / management.

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Arup is a firm of engineering designers and specialists. They have been involved in some of the most iconic and technically challenging designs of the 20th and 21st centuries.  They need new people to join them in creating the inspirational infrastructure of the future.

An apprenticeship with Arup is an unrivalled opportunity to put your skills to the test and your imagination to work on inspiring and high profile projects.

The scheme provides the opportunity to study for an academic qualification, while working and learning in their offices alongside  respected technical professionals.

ARUP Job List 2016 Find current vacancies


Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction companies, employing about 57,000 employees.

They offer a diverse range of vacancies and development opportunities.  From working on complex construction projects, to supporting their business in HR, finance, IT or other specialist areas, there are many opportunities to learn new skills and develop your career.

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School Leavers

When you leave school or college you face one of the biggest decisions of your life – which career to choose. At Skanska they know everyone has to start somewhere, and their programmes help make the move from education to work that little bit easier.

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