Our people make Kier

We have talented teams across the UK who are successfully helping us to meet our purpose; to sustainably deliver infrastructure which is vital to the UK. 

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where colleagues can thrive and feel comfortable in bringing their whole selves to work. 

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Apprenticeships at Kier

Are you a school leaver or student looking to start your career?  Or do you have years’ of experience and looking to take your career in a new direction? 

An apprenticeship at Kier allows you to grow and develop your skills with a wide range of opportunities available to support your career within the build environment.

We are committed to supporting our people with structured training, reviews and open conversations around career progression. 

We take the process of selecting, investing in, and developing our apprentices seriously.  Our approach to apprenticeships has been recognised by the UK’s leading job resource for young people seeking apprenticeships, RateMyApprenticeship.

A range of apprenticeships available 

At Kier, we’re proud to offer people a range of exciting apprenticeship opportunities including, but not limited to:

  • Civil engineering
  • Quantity surveying
  • Highways maintenance
  • Safety, health and environmental
  • Business administration
  • Human resources

Kier apprenticeships - what you need to know

Qualifications and requirements

We offer a wide range of different apprenticeship programmes – some requiring no or few formal qualifications, others with higher entry requirements. Any qualifications or entry requirements will always be clearly stated in the job adverts.

Who can apply?

Apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 or over – so whether you’re new to work, new to the industry or new to a particular career, apprenticeships are a great way to try something new and develop your skills while earning a competitive wage.

The application process

Applications for our apprenticeship programmes are opened at various times throughout the year, follow us on social media or register for our job alerts to be notified when we post new vacancies.

When you see a vacancy you’re interested in, please apply online with a copy of your CV. For some roles, you may also need to answer some brief application questions.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview or to an assessment centre. If you’re successful, we’ll make you a verbal offer of employment (which may be subject to confirmation of exam results for some roles) and if you accept, we’ll follow that up with a written offer.

Apply today!

If you’re ready to join our community of talented and ambitious professionals, use the search jobs link to view current openings, or create a profile to get alerts when vacancies are available near you.


Any questions? 

Our team are on hand to answer any questions you may have on our apprenticeships, email us at earlycareers@kier.co.uk.