As an apprentice on the BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering you will be in relevant employment therefore the GA will build on your existing employability skills.
Graduate Apprentices are productive members of their companies from an early stage. Your learning will be integrated with your workplace activities and your learning and skills are applied in a professional environment right from day one. As a Graduate Apprentice you will be uniquely placed to integrate your academic skills, knowledge and practices with workplace practices.
The BEng Civil Engineering (Graduate Apprenticeship) provides a broad knowledge of core Civil Engineering subject areas so that an apprentice can contribute to planning, designing and implementing Civil Engineering projects.
The course will also equip you with soft skills, such as teamwork, critical thinking, and creativity which will be emphasised throughout the delivery of the programme, and in-line with Skills Development Scotland Civil Engineering framework.
Additionally, you will learn about the practical application of digital technologies for creating efficient digital workflows & thereby enhancing construction productivity performance.
* UWS rated as top in Scotland for Civil Engineering, The Guardian University League Table 2019
Max Blanchflower, who is currently undertaking the University’s GA Civil Engineering, is a Trainee Site Engineer at George Leslie.
There are so many benefits of studying a GA – the hands-on skills that you learn can be applied immediately to the workplace.