Level 6, Apprentice Project Management

  • Arcadis
  • London, Bristol, Leeds
  • 15 Feb, 2018
Degree Apprenticeship Management

Job Description

Deadline: Ongoing

Salary: £13,800 - £18,200 (Location dependant)

Location: London, Bristol, Leeds

About us

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets.  Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. It’s a complex business.  But while our expertise and projects reach far and wide, they’re also united under the same simple vision: to improve quality of life. 


We operate across a wide range of sectors including infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. Our diverse, talented and passionate people and our specialist combination of skills makes us unique. Our professional services include disciplines ranging from asset and facilities strategy, business advisory, cost consultancy, programme management, engineering to environmental consulting. Our 27,000 strong team work all over the world.  We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: www.arcadisukgrads.com

What ambitions do you hold for the future? What challenges keep you up at night, and put a spring in your step in the morning?  Your answers are important to us. Because we need people who can see the bigger picture. Who can bring their ideas to life with spark and imagination and are passionate about playing their part in our story. 

If that speaks to you, talk to us. We’re building a business where you can thrive.


About our Apprenticeship Programme


Our Project Management Degree Apprentices undergo a BSc (Hons) Construction Management degree (RICS accredited).  The apprenticeship is 4.5 - 5 years.


The role will allow you to access “on and off the job training” gaining knowledge and hands on experience of supporting our Project Management teams in their delivery of exciting construction projects across our sectors.


The BSc is delivered through UCEM’s state-of-the-art online learning environment and digital library, supported with guidance from highly experienced tutors.  We allow our apprentices one day per week to study the course.


As a Project Management Apprentice you will be on a 5 year fixed term contract.  At the end of which it would be decided if we would like to take you on permanently based on successful completion of your Apprenticeship and achieving performance objectives.  


Entry Requirements


The entry requirement for the Degree Apprenticeship will be 230 UCAS points made up of AS/A Levels and/or other equivalent qualifications; or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical; and Grade C or above in English and Mathematics at GCSE or equivalent recognised qualifications.  Any HNCs and HNDs will be considered.   




  • To provide support in the delivery of projects and assignments.

  • To deliver elements of Project Management assignments under the supervision of more senior members of staff.

  • To be able to take a simple brief from a more senior members of staff and act upon it.

  • To provide all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.

  • To provide general support to Project Teams.

  • Meet all the assessment requirements and expectations associated with your academic course of learning.


Skills & Behaviours Required


Organised & the ability to multi-task with an attention to detail.

A logical thinker and a creative problem-solving ability.

Good time management skills.

Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.

The ability to remain calm and flexible.

Be a team player and happy to take charge if required.


Arcadis is committed to investing in our people, and rewarding for exceptional performance.

As an Apprentice employee you will be eligible for the benefits below:


  • A Benefits Allowance and access to other Flexible Benefits

  • Where applicable, Pension Plan and Auto-Enrolment

  • At least 25 days holiday & up to 4 additional days study leave per annum

  • Subscription, assessment and membership fees for relevant professional bodies


We take continuous professional development seriously and we are committed to ensure each individual performs at their best and develops their potential for future roles. You will benefit from on the job learning and experiences made possible by the broad range of projects and commissions.


Our Learning and Development team provides solutions geared to equip you with the knowledge and skills, which will help you, deliver better value results for our clients, and create opportunities to meet your career aspirations.

Further information can be found on our website