Apprenticeships in Scotland
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Highways engineers keep the thousands of miles of roads across Britain in good shape – and help build new ones where they’re needed.
Emma Fawcett is a Highways Engineer with Lincolnshire County Council.
You should ideally have GCSEs, standard grades, National 4 or 5s, or equivalent such as the Welsh Baccalaureate as well as A-levels/ Highers in English and Maths.
If you want to find out more about this career, work experience with a professional highway engineering practice will give you an idea of what the job is all about.
Studying for a university degree in civil engineering would lead to chartered engineer status.
Alternatively, you can train on the job while working as a highways maintenance technician. Day release training leads to a National Certificate (NC), Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Higher National Diploma (HND).
Salaries depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.
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