Type of Contract



Poole, Dorset

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We’re looking to promote growth from within at Calcinotto and have enrolled in a few apprenticeship schemes. It’s a great way to break into the industry and continue your engineering pursuits…


Calcinotto offers apprenticeships, in collaboration with Portsmouth University for a BEng (Hons) with an IEng accreditation, over five years. The apprenticeship is a work-based qualification, with students attending a study day at university, one day a week. An additional 7.5 hours of study time is allowed in normal working hours, as required by the course and apprenticeship contract. During this time, we support our apprentices, providing advice, mentoring and tailored, relevant engineering design work.

The role of an apprentice includes supporting the team in both technical and engineering tasks, working with senior engineers and Mentor to enhance practical and theoretical learning. Apprentices will assist structural technicians, learn drafting techniques and help maintain project documentation.

Structured, pre-determined one-to-one Mentor sessions, to assess progress and standards, will be carried out, with weekly wellbeing check-ins.

Duration & Course Details
  • 5 Years
  • BEng (Hons) IEng
    • BEng stands for Bachelor of Engineering.
    • (Hons) indicates that it is an Honours degree.
    • IEng stands for Incorporated Engineer

General Responsibilities & Daily Activities

  • Participate in team meetings and one-on-one sessions with your mentor to monitor progress and maintain standards.
  • Engage in weekly check-ins with your mentor to ensure your well-being and academic progress.
  • Support engineers both technically and on engineering projects.
  • Work closely with senior engineers and your assigned mentor.
  • Learn and use engineering software with expert guidance.
  • Assist structural technicians with daily tasks, including drafting techniques and standards.
  • Maintain project files and documentation.
RFU Centre, 2019
Your skills and experience


  • Commitment to attending university one day a week and working in the office for the remaining four days.
  • Dedication to completing ‘Study Time’ training hours.
  • Willingness to learn and develop technical and engineering skills.
  • AAB [A Levels] in engineering related subjects (Maths, Physics etc.)


  • Participate in “Study Time” Training for 7.5 hours per week as required by the apprenticeship program.
  • Ensure completion of all off-the-job training hours as specified in your apprenticeship contract, with support from Calcinotto and your mentor.


  • Gain hands-on experience in a professional engineering environment.
  • Learn from senior engineers and industry experts.
  • BA Hons IEng whilst working.
  • No debt

If you are enthusiastic about starting your career in Structural/Civil Engineering and meet the requirements, we encourage you to apply for this apprenticeship opportunity.

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01202 237 237


Our Values


We understand, listen and learn; we respect our differences; we take care of ourselves and others; we treat others the way they expect to be treated.


We are one Calcinotto; we take pride in all we do; we do what we say; we challenge and improve; we work together, win together and celebrate together.

Energy & Effort

We bring our best in everything we do; we do it right, we do it once; we never give up; we keep things simple.


We value and grow our people; we do the right thing; we are fair and trustworthy; we are accountable.