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Apprentice Roadworkers

Expiry date: 27/05/16

Want to work on the roads but don't have any experience?  Would you like to learn lots of skills but can’t afford to train yourself?  Why not train as you earn at South West Highways?

Following assessment days running between 13th and 17th June 2016 and an interview stage between 11th and 15th July 2016, applicants will work for us initially on a two week unpaid work experience placement.

Successful candidates will secure a two year contract starting 5th September 2016, which will be extended upon successful participation and completion of the apprenticeship. Participants will gain valuable knowledge from those around them.  Candidates will also attend SWH Training in two week blocks for specific modules over the two year programme.  The dedicated apprenticeship team at SWH Training will ensure you have all the support and the opportunities you need to achieve your goals.

In the first year the apprentice will be given the opportunity to work toward:


Emergency First Aid at Work


Fire Extinguisher


Abrasive Wheels


Cat & Genny

Trainee Card

CSCS – Red Card

Functional Skills: English, Maths

In the second year the apprentice will be given the opportunity to work toward:

Certificate and Card

Street Works Operative
Units 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006,008 & 009


Lantra Awards
12D T1 / T2

On completion the apprentice will be awarded the following qualifications:

NVQ Level 2

Highways Maintenance (Construction) – Excavation Operations

Level 2 Diploma

Highways Maintenance – Excavation Operations

Full Card CSCS Smartcard - Operative

Interested and available on the above dates? Send in your CV by 27th May 2016 using the form to the left, post to Hannah Sparks, South West Highways, Rockbeare Hill, Rockbeare, nr Exeter, Devon, EX5 2HB or e-mail