Higher Engineering Degree Apprenticeship – Mechanical and Electrical 

  • Company: Thames Water
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Closing Date: 25-03-2022


Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

Our Apprentices at Thames Water play a key role in our success in delivering life’s essential service to our customers. You will work on projects that shape the future of our business whilst developing your skills to build a successful career. All our apprentices work towards professional qualifications, on a permanent basis with a competitive salary. Thames Water is a unique, rewarding, and diverse place to work, and we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Thames Water can be their best.

About the Programme

Whether part of the mechanical or electrical disciplined teams, you’ll work alongside senior engineers to help us achieve our ambitious plans for 2025 and beyond. You’ll learn on the job as well as studying at university, and you’ll receive feedback throughout the programme to help you develop your skills and experience further.

You’ll undergo a formal higher apprenticeship programme, including completing a degree. You’ll apply the theory back in the workplace where you’ll be involved in a range of projects, large and small from design to deployment.

What will this role involve? 

Joining our engineering team, you’ll undergo a formal Level 6 apprenticeship in engineering through workplace learning. You’ll study for a degree in engineering by day release at Newbury college. The role will be part of an industry leading Asset Engineering Team in Thames Water.

Apprentices will be part of the Mechanical and Electrical discipline teams that help Thames Water achieve its Asset Management Planning (AMP7) ambitions to 2025 and beyond. Apprentices will learn on the job and with targeted training courses with direction and support from senior engineering personnel.


Thames Water, is a large private utility company responsible for the public water supply and waste water treatment in most of Greater London, Luton, the Thames Valley, Surrey, Gloucestershire, north Wiltshire and far west Kent.

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