Apprenticeships with WSP

There are a wide range of WSP Apprenticeship roles available across many of the company’s 40 UK locations. WSP Apprenticeship roles are available either as a School Leaver Apprenticeship for candidates with GCSEs, or a Degree Apprenticeship for those with A-Levels.

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. The company has technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. WSP designs lasting solutions in a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Property & Buildings
  • Transportation & Infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Industry
  • Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas)
  • Power & Energy
  • Project Delivery
  • Strategic Consulting

With over 7,640 talented people in the UK and 42,000 globally, WSP engineers projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. The company has also been involved in many high profile UK projects including The Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.

Aviation
WSP plans, designs and manages airport development projects across the globe, offering reliable, flexible and integrated services for the fastest-growing sector in the transportation industry.

Energy
WSP is a leading provider of engineering and project management services to the global energy market. It specialises in the following sectors: Thermal Power, Renewables, Nuclear, Power Transmission, Power Distribution, Oil and Gas.

Industry
WSP provides quality consultancy, design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management, as well as validation and term services to clients in industry.

Rail
WSP helps the rail industry reduce costs, improve efficiency, enhance performance and increase capacity as more people travel by rail. For example, WSP was lead designer on major projects such as Crossrail Bond Street, London Bridge and Edinburgh Waverley stations.

Roads & Bridges
As Highways England’s long-time trusted partner, WSP delivers cost-effective improvements to England’s strategic road network within challenging social, political, fiscal and time constraints. For example, some of WSP’s innovative projects include the M25 widening (J27-30) and the A35 Weymouth Roundabout improvements – both successfully completed ahead of London 2012.

School Leaver Apprenticeship:

You will also study towards a BTEC Level 3 in either building services, civil engineering, transport planning, rail design, surveying or business administration. This will be over a two-to-three-year period on either a block- or day-release basis.

Degree Apprenticeship:

You will also study at University towards a BEng or BSc in either building services, civil engineering, project management or surveying. This will be over a five-year period on either a block- or day-release basis.

In addition to the WSP Apprenticeship roles summarised here, the company also offers a range of Graduate Jobs:

WSP Graduate Jobs

Roles Available with WSP

The WSP Apprenticeship programme provides candidates with a broad understanding of the business. Upon successful completion of the training programme, future career roles can include:

  • Project Management
  • Planning and Project Controls
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Commercial Management
  • Risk Management

Candidates interested in a WSP Apprenticeship should visit the company’s website for details of the future career paths available with the company.

Education Requirements for WSP

The Education Requirements for the WSP Apprenticeship programme will vary according to the specific role for which you are applying. However, here are some general guidelines:

School Leaver Apprenticeship:

  • 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science, with at least a grade B in Maths.

Degree Apprenticeship:

  • As per the School Leaver Apprenticeship as well as 3 A levels, grade BCC with a C in Physics, Maths or Further Maths
  • Alternatively, a BTEC Extended Diploma in an engineering-related subject.
When can I apply for an apprenticeship at WSP?

The WSP Apprenticeship programme is open for applications all year round until all roles are filled. However, the company advises that closing dates for the WSP Apprenticeship programme are March each year, for roles starting in September.

Candidates interested in a WSP Apprenticeship should visit the company’s website for the closing dates of current vacancies.

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