Create a legacy


An apprenticeship at Arcadis is an exciting opportunity to jump straight into the professional world and earn a living whilst also studying.

You’ll be given a platform to gain a hands-on education and real-world qualifications, guided and supported by industry experts in a welcoming and friendly workplace, all whilst earning a salary from your very first day. You’ll be given every opportunity to immerse yourself in life at Arcadis, whilst transforming your world and the world around you. You’ll be part of a supportive Early Careers community and will work alongside skilled professionals to gain all the relevant experience needed to enhance your studies and work towards chartership.
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To register your interest in Apprenticeship opportunities starting in 2024, click on ‘Register here’ and we will be in touch late Autumn.

Apprenticeship opportunities

We have a number of levels 4 to 6 apprenticeships allowing you to specialise in key disciplines, including Engineering, Project Management, Cost Consulting, Environmental and Sustainability and Transport Planning.

Whichever route you chose, you’ll have the opportunity to improve quality of live. Whether you’re helping our clients find digitally enabled solutions,  working on building smart infrastructural solutions or supporting on projects concerned with protecting our environment and water resources, you’ll have the opportunity to enrich lives and enable communities to thrive.

Your apprenticeship will be fully funded by Arcadis and the government levy, and you’ll apply to us directly for your chosen programme. During your apprenticeship you will earn a full salary and will benefit from both on-the-job training, as well as 20% off-the-job training. Apprenticeships can last anywhere between 2-5 years depending on the apprenticeship you apply for. We’ll ensure you receive all the mentorship and assistance you need to develop and succeed in completing your end-point assessment (EPA). You’ll also receive chartership support for achieving professional accreditation with the relevant awarding body.

We’re constantly seeking innovative thinkers who challenge everything. Explore more about our Early Careers opportunities and how you can become the next problem solver for the planet.

Application Process

We have one main intake of apprentices every year and open for applications in November, for start dates in September. We also occasionally have ad hoc opportunities throughout the year which are advertised as and when needed. We recommend early applications as we review on a first come first serve basis.

Step 1
Apply Online

You’ll apply for your chosen programme online through our website. You’ll be required to submit an up-to-date CV.

Step 2
Online Behavioural Assessment

You’ll complete a series of tasks across various levels in an interactive assessment that will capture how you respond to challenges, approach problems, deal with ambiguity, and manage uncertainty.
Step 3
Assessment Centre
You will be required to complete a group activity and a capability exercise. You will also have the chance to network with current Early Careers employees.
Step 4
The final interview is made up of two parts. Firstly, we will assess your competencies, behaviours, and suitability for the position. Part 2 focuses on our industry and Arcadis.

What it's like to work with us

"In the 5 years since I joined as an apprentice, Arcadis has provided me with countless career-building opportunities that I could only have gotten from a truly international company. The people here want you to succeed and will do what they can to support your journey. It’s refreshing to work for a company who truly cares about embodying its values and leaving behind a positive impact. I’m proud to work for Arcadis."
Cost Consultant & Global Development Analyst
"Arcadis is a brilliant place to work and they are keen to employ enthusiastic individuals who want to make a difference, especially when it comes to sustainability. There is a great culture and teams of inspiring people who are delivering really innovative and impressive projects."
Apprentice Engineer
"I have felt the full benefits of working to obtain my degree at Arcadis, the support available is unsurpassed and has enabled me to feel confident in making the transition from secondary school to the workplace. The ability to gain experience across multiple teams and projects has been engaging and valuable in furthering my degree learning. Upon joining I was quickly integrated into projects and in a matter of months have seen my role progress from reviewing documents and deliverables to actively helping to compose them, which has been a really rewarding experience."
Environmental Practitioner Apprentice
"Arcadis really live their "People First" value, I've not only been given the opportunity to gain invaluable experience, I've also worked with some great colleagues who provide you with the agency to run and manage your own projects. Arcadis is a great place to learn and develop regardless of your experience level."
Apprentice Project Manager
"I enjoy working at Arcadis due to the variety of projects I get to work on, alongside support with University training and APC."
Apprentice Cost Consultant
"Arcadis is a great firm to be employed by and is recognised within the industry as a world renowned Quantity Surveying consultancy. I am grateful for the extensive training and support I’ve received from a variety of brilliant professionals at Arcadis since joining in as an Apprentice, which led to me becoming possibly the youngest RICS Chartered Surveyor of all time."
Project Cost Consultant

Apprenticeship opportunities

Explore our current Apprenticeship opportunities