Careers

Apprenticeships

We offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities, delivered in partnership with education providers at a local level.

Learning and earning on the job

An apprenticeship is your chance to learn on the job and work towards industry qualifications – while earning a wage.

The advantage of a Sir Robert McAlpine apprenticeship is the chance to work on interesting, major projects, where you will work alongside supportive, knowledgeable experts.

 

Apprenticeship features

Earn a real wage

An apprenticeship provides a chance to earn while you learn, plus you’re entitled to holiday and benefits.

 

Gain recognised qualifications

Depending on your specific apprenticeships, you’ll be working towards NVQs, or even a degree-level qualification.

 

Learn from real experts

Our specialists are always happy to pass on their skills, knowledge and experience to the next generation.

Work on interesting projects

You’ll be developing your skills by working on a project featuring complex engineering challenges.

 

Feel part of a team

There’s a strong sense of camaraderie within the Sir Robert McAlpine family.

 

Launch your career

Your skills will be in demand once your apprenticeship is complete – this really is the start of a career.

Trades & technical apprenticeships

There are a wide range of different apprenticeships within the building and engineering world:

  • Joinery
  • Bricklaying
  • General Construction Operations
  • Scaffolding and Rigging 
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Electrical Installations
  • Geospatial Technicians

Promoting the value of apprenticeships

We are great believers in the importance of apprenticeships – and their value to young people, to our business and to the industry as a whole. We are playing an active role in promoting construction-related apprenticeships, and we’re supporting the Institute for Apprenticeships in creating new apprenticeships.

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