START DATE FEBRUARY 2020

Civil Engineering Apprenticeship

Due to expansion, one of our hosts have partnered up with Fareham College and are offering an exciting Apprenticeship programme designed to prepare employees for a career in civil engineering occupations.

This Apprenticeship is designed for those who are interested in the construction industry, looking for a new career direction and will provide on-the-job training for students with no prior experience or knowledge of the sector.

As part of the Apprenticeship, students will undertake an intensive initial training programme at the Civil Engineering Training Centre (CETC) in Lee-on-the-Solent. Students will then spend the remainder of the Apprenticeship in full time employment with the host where they will be allocated a mentor to support their skills development. For the duration of the 20-week training course at CETC, a daily travel allowance will be provided.

Students will receive regular visits from a CETC Assessor who will review their progress during the completion of the Apprenticeship framework.

The Civil Engineering and Groundworks Apprenticeship (CEGA) COURSE DETAILS:

The Apprenticeship lasts for approximately 18 months, with the first 20 weeks spent at CETC undertaking specific training to ensure students are fully-qualified and ready to work on-site. As part of this, students will obtain the following certifications and licences, all essential for on-site employment:

• CSCS card

• CPCS card

• Dumper licence

• Roller licence

• Abrasive wheels certification

• Manual handling certification

• CAT and Genny training

• Banksman training

• Driver theory training

The Apprenticeship framework enables students to gain the practical skills and experience needed to work within a variety of commercial and industrial settings, including:

• Understanding technical drawings and plans

• Using surveying and levelling equipment

• Designing and installing temporary works

• Laying foundations for construction work

• Making and using concrete types

• Understanding various stone types and their uses

• Understanding and laying domestic drainage

• Installing edgings, kerbs and concrete finishes

• Laying paving slabs and block paving

• Safely working around existing services and surrounding environments

• Basic brickwork and installing ironwork

• Safe working with construction plant and machinery

A driving licence is preferable (but not essential) due to locations of sites and college. You will receive an extra bonus if you obtain your licence during your Apprenticeship.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a long term career in civil engineering.

The hours are 40 hours per week paying £7 per hour whilst attending the first 20 weeks at college. After this the pay will increase to £9 per hour.

Applications are welcome from disadvantaged / vulnerable people aged 18- 24, who may have experienced poor outcomes as a result of living in care, or having mental health issues, learning difficulties or an offending background. In addition you may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. You will need to be living in an SO postcode area to apply. If you feel you are suitable for the role, please complete a referral form supplied on www.therainbowproject.co.uk and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk. 

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Construction Operative, Highways- New

We are working with a large organisation based in Southampton who are looking for a reliable young person with a positive attitude to join their highways maintenance team. The successful young person will be developing a range of skills and experience in highway construction. Duties will include-

  • Pothole and patch repair
  • Footway Construction
  • Bollard repair and installation
  • Fencing
  • Strimming
  • Laying drainage and pavements
  • Placing street iron works and excavating holes and trenches
  • Working to all health and safety regulations 

Essential qualities include team work, honesty and a willingness to learn. The role at times will be interacting with customers/ general public and therefore a polite and professional manner is also required.

40 hours per week- 12 months- National Minimum wage

A CSCS card is NOT required for this position as the organisation is happy to provide training.

The fine print

Applications are welcome from disadvantaged / vulnerable people aged 18- 24, who may have experienced poor outcomes as a result of living in care, or having mental health issues, learning difficulties or an offending background. In addition they may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Applications are particularly welcomed from but not limited to candidates living in the SO14 to SO19 postcode areas of the city.

If you feel you have a suitable young person, please complete a referral form and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk.



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Pre-Trade Apprentice- Multi Trade

We have a fantastic 12 month opportunity for a pre-apprenticeship with a great organisation in general housing maintenance. The right person will be spending time with different trades during the 12 months including-

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • plastering
  • Tiling
  • Gas and Electrical

If the young person is successful they will be offered the option to complete a full apprenticeship in their preferred trade. 

Initially 25 hours per week though this can be increased after the probationary period. National minimum wage according to age.

This organisation is looking for someone who has a practical aptitude and the ability to demonstrate a genuine interest in building maintenance.

Applications are welcome from disadvantaged / vulnerable people aged 16- 24, who may have experienced poor outcomes as a result of living in care, or having mental health issues, learning difficulties or an offending background. In addition you may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. You will need to be living in an SO14-SO19 postcode area to apply. If you feel you are suitable for the role, please complete a referral form supplied on www.therainbowproject.co.uk and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk. 


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If you have a young person who is interested in any of the above vacancies or if you are a young person and would like to refer yourself then please download and complete fully one of the forms below and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk


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