Apprentices

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Apprenticeships with JN Bentley are hands-on from day one; with dedicated mentors to support your development throughout the course , you'll have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and insight into the real world of work that will help you to pursue a career in the civil engineering and construction industry.

We're currently recruiting apprentices in the following areas:

Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is part of the construction industry; it is the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure. Infrastructure is works like roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, runways and coastal walls. 

As a civil engineering technician apprentice you'll gain experience of working on live construction projects - everything from the construction of new sewage treatment works to the upgrading of existing spillways and reservoirs.

Click here for further details of our Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship.

What are you waiting for? Start you application today by applying online.

General Construction Operations 

As a general construction apprentice you'll gain experience of working on live construction projects - everything from the construction of new sewage treatment works to the upgrading of existing spillways and reservoirs. 

At the start of the job, you will help to prepare the sites, putting up site huts, unloading and storing materials, and setting up ladders and scaffolding. Once work gets underway, your duties could include: 

  • Groundworking - marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations and drains 
  • Formworking - putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds setting concrete in place
  • Steel fixing - bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures 
  • Steel piling - fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work
  • Concreting - layering and smoothing concrete for foundations, floors and beams 
  • Road working - concreting, laying kerbs, paving and re-surfacing 

Click here for further details of our General Construction Apprenticeship.

What are you waiting for? Start your application today by applying online.

Business Administration 

As a business administration apprentice you'll gain valuable experience working in different business areas - from customer service/client liaison to planning and quantity surveying - opening your eyes to the various roles available in operational business admin. 

Your day-to-day responsibilities might include:

  • General office administrative duties including answering the phone, taking messages and customer/client liaison 
  • Providing support to our design teams, site managers and contract partners by being a key point of contact throughout the investigation, design and construction of a scheme
  • Monitoring both current and future costs, preparing payments and internal cost reports and identifying and recording any changes 
  • Preparing and checking cost estimates and creating requisitions 
  • Managing relationships with a range of different parties to ensure deadlines are met  

Click here for further details of our Business Administration Apprenticeship. 

What are you waiting for? Start your application today by applying online.  

You can also view details of all our apprenticeship vacancies on our training provider's website, LearningSkillsPartnership.


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