Apprentice Engineer

BELLWAY HOMES LIMITED

Apprenticeship summary

Bellway is a FTSE 250 house builder, headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, which operates 20 trading divisions across England, Scotland and Wales. The company has grown from a family firm, established more than 75 years ago, into a respected national brand, selling over ten thousand homes a year.

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Closing date: April 15, 2024

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Wage:
ÂŁ22,000.00
Total hours per week:
35
Expected duration (weeks):
304
Positions (available):
1
Date posted:
March 26, 2024
Possible start date:
September 1, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Degree

After your first year on the programme as an apprentice, you will be a Trainee Engineer, working your way to becoming an Assistant Engineer in another year’s time. By the end of the 6-year programme, you will be a qualified Engineer. As part of Bellway’s structured pay scale over the duration of the higher-level apprenticeship, you will earn planned salary increments to enhance your earning potential (dependent on individual performance and other contributory factors).   

The Role

As an Apprentice Engineer, you will work as part of the Technical Department. The Technical team are involved before the land is purchased. They create detailed plans to ensure all building materials are bought and in place at the right time. 

Some key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Assist with the delivery of technical information for new and current developments
  • Assist the Technical team with all Engineering related work
  • Liaise with Local Authorities and Water Authorities
  • Assist with designing roads, drainage and external works for smaller developments
  • Liaise closely with Construction department

What’s the package?

  • Competitive salary – starting at £22,000 with planned increments
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and option to purchase up to five additional days
  • Core/flexible working options depending on role
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • ShareSave scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to BOB – our flexible benefits platform with discounts from over 800 retailers

Apprentice Engineer – opportunities available nationwide across the following Divisions:

  • Durham – Houghton le Spring
  • Eastern Counties – Cambridge
  • East Midlands – Leicester
  • Essex – Chelmsford
  • Kent – West Malling
  • Manchester – Warrington
  • North East – Gateshead
  • Northern Home Counties – Milton Keynes
  • North London – Ruislip 
  • North West – Liverpool
  • Scotland
  • South London – Redhill
  • South West – Bristol
  • Thames Gateway – Dartford
  • Thames Valley – Reading
  • Wales
  • Wessex – Ringwood
  • West Midlands – Tamworth
  • Yorkshire – Leeds

How does the apprenticeship programme work?

Our exciting and innovative Apprenticeship Programmes are designed to attract and develop a diverse range of talented individuals who will contribute to the continued growth and success of our business. You will be studying towards a degree level qualification in Civil Engineering, delivered by Teesside University online. Alongside your day to day role, you will be allocated one day per week to attend the online sessions and work on your qualification, attending Teesside University in person on a block release basis per semester. All travel and accommodation required will be provided by Bellway.

What do I achieve?

  • A nationally recognised degree-level qualification – Level 6 BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • Industry certificates in Site Safety Plus Site Managers’ Safety Training Scheme and Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme
  • Course Duration: up to 6 years, plus end point assessment (EPA)
  • Transferable skills such as leadership and communication
  • Working for a 5* house builder
  • Building a network of like-minded professionals
  • Improving your knowledge and understanding of the housebuilding industry

Upon completion of the programme, subject to business needs and performance, you may have the opportunity to continue your future with Bellway, where Engineering career paths may include:

  • Senior Engineer
  • Engineering/Technical Manager
  • Head of Technical 
  • Technical Director

Employer

BELLWAY HOMES LIMITED

Bellway is a FTSE 250 house builder, headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, which operates 23 trading divisions across England, Scotland and Wales. The company has grown from a family firm, established more than 75 years ago, into a respected national brand. Bellway began as a small family business in 1946 - with a passion for building exceptional quality homes in carefully selected locations, inspired by the needs of real families. To this day, we maintain these same core values, combining our decades of expertise with the level of personalised care that Bellway is known for.

Training

Training Provider:

TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard:

Civil engineering site management (degree) (level 6)