As an apprentice at Montel you will get the opportunity to create, design, improve, problem-solve, and develop solutions that directly benefit people’s lives. As a rapidly growing organisation within the civil engineering sector, Montel is the perfect place to start your career in your chosen discipline. 


As a trainee civil engineer you will gain the technical skills to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. Working alongside a team of engineers and other construction professionals you will learn to develop, design, construct, commission, operate and maintain all aspects of the civil engineering infrastructure.

Commercial Apprenticeships at Montel Civil Engineering


As a Trainee Quantity Surveyor your career is all about managing the commercial and contractual matters of a project. Throughout your journey you will be involved from project inception, through planning, procurement, construction, and until hand-over and final defects inspections. 

Our other apprenticeships include:

  • Estimating
  • Procurement
  • Accounts
  • Administration 

Meet our trainees


  • Minimum Requirements: 4 GCSEs grade Cor level 4 and above, plus 1 A Level, or 2 AS Levels (40 points)

You must:

  • Be a UK/EU/EAA resident for at least three years prior to starting the course and have the right to work in the UK.
  • 18 years old or above and have left full-time education when the apprenticeship starts.
  • Be a team player with great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be resilient, quick thinking and always have a can-do attitude.
  • Be analytical with a good sense for numbers and digital skills

As an apprentice, you’re employed to do a real job while studying for a formal qualification. This is usually one day a week either at a college or university and 4 days in the workplace.  Apprentices follow an approved study programme, which means they will gain a nationally recognised qualification at the end of their apprenticeship.

  • Earn while you learn.
  • Receive recognised qualifications.
  • Benefit from ongoing and personalised support.
  • Gain real work experience.
  • Develop your skills.

You will learn valuable skills, whilst also gaining practical experience. Because you are actively working, you will learn about, and practice procedures and protocols, that surround the job. This includes operating procedures and health and safety. You will also develop your skills in communication and timekeeping. Working on the job also helps you learn how to work with other people in the workplace, how to take responsibility, and how to manage your finances.

This depends on what qualification and apprenticeship programme you decide on but typically apprenticeships run between 2 and 4 years.

The majority of time is spent at the workplace.  As an apprentice, at least 20% of your normal working hours must be spent on training.  This is usually 1 day a week at college/university.

Montel will discuss your options around colleges/universities and select the most suitable college/university that offers the best apprenticeship scheme for you.  There will be no cost to the you as an apprentice.

HNC (Higher National Certificate) HND (Higher National Diploma).

Yes, this will vary between courses/roles and will be discussed at the interview stage.

Yes – 25 days per year, plus bank holidays.

Our application window for apprenticeships usually opens between March and May. Applications can be made through our website.