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Event Organiser: ICE

What is it like being a civil engineering apprentice? webinar

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 19 November 2020
  • 11:00 - 12:00
What is it like being a civil engineering apprentice? webinar

About this event

The ICE Inspiration Series provides a complete online careers programme for students and educational establishments who want to explore the rewarding and diverse world of civil engineering careers.

Each event will feature real life civil engineers telling their inspiring stories as well as providing practical advice for study and career development.

Watch them all or register for the ones you’re most interested in – your choice! You will also get to ask the speakers your questions either during or in advance of the event.

What is it like being a civil engineering apprentice? will answer questions including:

  • What are the benefits of starting your career as an apprentice?
  • What types of civil engineering jobs do apprentices do? Discover diverse sectors and roles within the industry.
  • What level of professional qualification can you achieve on an apprenticeship route?
  • How do you get started on a civil engineering apprenticeship?

Got a question already for our event panel? Email us at [email protected]

To join the webinar, please use the link that will be included in your booking confirmation email.

Other events in the ICE Inspiration Series:

In line with our safeguarding policy, all the events are hosted and moderated by ICE STEM ambassadors and ICE staff members with current Disclosure Barring Service checks. 


Lucy Maloney

Undergraduate Engineer - Highways, WSP

Lucy Maloney

Lucy is an Undergraduate Engineer for WSP, where she has worked for three years so far.

She has worked on a variety of large and small projects, completed her Level 3 Civil Engineering apprenticeship, achieved EngTech status with the ICE and was a QUEST Technician Scholarship winner in 2019.

Dylan Atkinson

Civil Engineering Technician, Real Estate & Infrastructure, Capita

Dylan Atkinson

Dylan started his apprenticeship four years ago at Capita with little knowledge of civil engineering. Despite this, he progressed quickly with support from experienced highways engineers, the ICE, and through his own curiosity.

Within two years, Dylan will be graduating to become a professionally qualified civil engineer from Liverpool John Moores University.

Vicky Patterson

Curriculum Manager for Apprenticeships, Leeds College of Building

Vicky Patterson

Vicky left school at 16 and started her apprenticeship. Whilst working, she studied part-time and gained a degree in civil engineering then spent 20 years working for a variety of civil engineering companies.

She now a lecturer and helps her students to achieve their apprenticeships and also gain professional qualification.

Sarah Jane Harwood

Senior Recruitment & Development Specialist - Apprenticeships, WSP

Sarah Jane Harwood

As Senior Specialist, Sarah leads WSP's Apprentice and Undergraduate Development programmes in the UK, managing the full recruitment lifecycle and continuing on to support and train Apprentice colleagues throughout their first years with the company.

WSP is an international engineering design consultancy employing over 270 apprentices in the UK, studying towards a range of technical and business-related apprenticeships.

Event venue

United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Suzanne Moroney

e: [email protected]