Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship – Kier Group plc – Falkirk

Kier Group plc

Thinking of going to university? But also want to gain practical skills and earn at the same time? We might just have the programme for you. The Kier Degree apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to study for a degree, completely cost free, all whilst gaining practical experience in our industry.

Job Title: Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice

Location : Falkirk

Contract : Permanent, Full-Time

Salary : Competitive + Benefits – Up to x2 salary reviews per year and earning potential of £35k+ pa upon completion of the course!

The Programme

Over the 5 ½ years on the programme you will gain valuable practical skills as well as academic knowledge from our training provider, Coventry University. You can also expect:

Working on exciting and meaningful Kier projects alongside industry leading teams

Attending x4 weeklong block releases at university each year, with Kier providing you with accommodation

Support and guidance to help you achieve professional membership/chartership

Upon completion and graduation, you will hold an accredited Level 4 and Level 6 (BSc) in your chosen discipline

And the best part of the programme? It’s on us, meaning you won’t pay a single penny in tuition fees!


As a Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice, you will assist with the planning, designing and support of construction and maintenance of infrastructure that is vital to the UK. You can also expect to carry out site investigations, liaise with clients and subcontractors and managing budgets/resources all whilst ensuring projects run to health and safety, sustainability, and legal requirements.

What are we looking for?

To be eligible for our Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeships you must be at least 18 years of age and have the following:

96 UCAS Points from a minimum of 3 A-Levels including either Maths or Physics (or equivalent BTEC Level 3 qualifications in relevant subject)

4 GCSEs (Including English Language and Science Level 4 or above, and Maths Level 5 or above)

Applicants without formal qualifications will be considered on merit, taking into consideration work experience and previous qualifications.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

We’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

A huge range of discounts and cashback on some of your favourite brands

A competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave.

24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family

A fantastic matched pension scheme

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our .

Who is Kier?

As a leading UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK.

We are collaborative, trusted and focused, and we will empower you to achieve your career goals, and listen to your thoughts, ideas and challenges.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

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