Apprenticeships with Atkins
There are a range of Atkins Apprenticeship roles across the business at locations throughout the UK. Atkins Apprenticeship roles are available in Aerospace, Defence Security & Technology, Energy, Project Management, Infrastructure, and Transportation.
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies in the UK. The company employs more than 18,000 people worldwide, including around 8,500 in the UK.
The company operates in many different sectors, including:
Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology
Atkins clients across the aerospace, defence, security, intelligence and government sectors represent some of the biggest names in the UK’s fastest moving industries. The company delivers technical, engineering and project management expertise to impact on critical aerospace and defence projects in the UK and beyond. Projects include systems engineering, mechanical design and control and instrumentation, to complex infrastructure design and project management.
Projects include the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in France, as well as offshore wind farms for DONG Energy and Statoil in the UK. The company also works with EDF Energy on the Hinkley Point C power plant, as well as with Shell to unlock offshore gas resources. In addition, Atkins works across the following energy sectors: Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Power, and Renewables and Future Energies.
This division of Atkins is a worldwide integrated project and programme management consultancy. It advises on some of the world’s most exciting construction projects, from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York. The consultancy has more than 2,300 employees. It also has more than 50 offices throughout Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
Whether it’s an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus, or the world’s first tidal lagoon, Atkins creates outstanding places that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Projects include designing plans for Heathrow airport’s sustainable expansion, as well as design and engineering services for the Thames Tideway Tunnel. Atkins was the lead design team for Tottenham Court Road, Custom House and Woolwich Crossrail stations.
From smart motorways, city metros, high-speed rail and driverless cars, Atkins shapes the future of transport infrastructure around the globe. Projects include the A14, the largest roads project in the UK, as well as HS2 and Crossrail.
In addition to the Atkins Apprenticeship roles summarised here, the company also offers a range of Graduate Jobs:
To find out more about Civil Engineering Apprenticeships, read our blog:
Civil Engineering Apprenticeships
Roles Available with Atkins
There are a variety of roles available on the Atkins Apprenticeship programme, with 80 apprentices joining the company each year. Business areas include:
- Aerospace, Defence Security & Technology
- Faithful+Gould (Project Management)
Education Requirements for Atkins
The Atkins Apprenticeship programme offers a variety of roles, and therefore the Edcuation Requirements will vary according to the specific role for which you are applying.
Candidates interested in an Atkins Apprenticeship should visit the company’s website for details of the specific Education Requirements for each role.
When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Atkins?
The Atkins Apprenticeship progamme opens for applications in October each year. These opportunities arefor those who wish to start an apprenticeship in August / September of the following year.