FAQs

What are our recruitment deadlines?

Individual job adverts detail the specific application closing dates for each role.

Will I be able to apply for more than one business area?

You can only submit one application at a time as commitment to your chosen role is important. 

 

If I have been rejected, can I apply again?

You will need to wait four months before applying again.

I don't have the required qualifications, is it worth me still applying?

Unfortunately if you don’t meet the entry requirements your application will not be considered. If you feel that you have extenuating circumstances then please let us know. Please view our other vacancies as there may be other opportunities available to you.

Do you only accept applications from young people?

Our schemes are open to people of all ages, but they are specifically designed for people starting out in their career.

How flexible about location do I have to be?

We are an infrastructure company, with many projects across the UK. You will need to be flexible in your location to make the most of the opportunities available.

We appreciate our apprentices need to attend college on day release, so we take this into consideration when recruiting.

However, we prefer our graduates to be fully mobile within the UK due to the fast-changing needs and opportunities within our business. Certain roles also require that our graduates to have a full UK driving licence.

How do I apply?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as we can. You can always log into your account to track the progress of your application.

How long does the application process take?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as we can. You can always log into your account to track the progress of your application.

Is it possible to get samples of the psychometric test questions?

If you are invited to sit our online tests, you will be sent a link to a practice test before your official exam. 

I have a disability; will you make reasonable adjustment to accommodate my disability?

We value diversity and individual differences. Our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation. If you have a learning disability, physical or mental impairment, we can adapt the recruitment process so you can perform at your best. Please contact the named person stated on the job advert for further details.

Will I receive feedback on my application?

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide feedback to all candidates at application stage. However, if you attend one of our assessment centres, we will give you detailed feedback on your performance, even if you are unsuccessful. Feedback on any psychometric tests will also be provided.

When can I start?

The anticipated start date of a role will be stated on the job advert.

Can I defer my offer?

There may be opportunities for you to come and meet us before you join but this would be dependent on the office or business unit. Your local recruiter will be able to provide further details.

Can I come in to shadow for a day before I start?

There may be opportunities for you to come and meet us before you join but this would be dependent on the office or business unit. Your local recruiter will be able to provide further details.

A quick guide to the different qualification levels

Level
Apprenticeship
Equivalent academic qualification
Equivalent vocational qualification

1

N/A

GCSE D-G

Entry Level

2

Intermediate Apprenticeship

GCSE A*-C

NVQ2

3

Advanced Apprenticeship

A-Level, B-TEC

NVQ3

4

Higher Apprenticeship

Higher National Certificate

NVQ4

5

Higher Apprenticeship

Higher National Certificate, Foundation Degree

NVQ5

6

Higher Apprenticeship

Bachelor's Degree

NVQ6

7

Higher Apprenticeship

Master's Degree

NVQ7

8

N/A

PhD

N/A