Resilience and Emergency Planning Degree Apprentice

Level 6 degree apprenticeship to achieve a BSc/BA in Resilience and emergencies management. 

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  • Apply by: 12 March 2024

Do you have a passion for improving resilience, planning and preparedness to climate change?  

Do you want to join a dynamic and growing company whilst working to achieve a BSc/BA degree qualification?

We are seeking enthusiastic Resilience and Emergency Planning Apprentice to join our growing environmental consultancy teams and complete a degree apprenticeship. A degree apprenticeship is a fantastic alternative to a traditional campus-based programme, with the opportunity to earn a salary whilst still achieving a Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Bachelor of Arts (BA) Resilience and emergencies management. 

Candidates will be required to build a knowledge of climate related hazards, resilience and  emergency planning arrangements and will possess an interest in developing and progressing a career in resilience and emergency planning. Working with clients across the public, private and third sectors, candidates will support our teams with the delivery of a wide range of projects, including emergency planning training and exercising, emergency plan development, community resilience and wider climate resilience studies. 

Both permanent and fixed term roles are available. The roles would be well suited to those looking for a career change or just starting out on their career path. 

  • The apprenticeship

    Following completion of probation and successful apprenticeship enrolment, apprenticeships would start in Autumn 2024. Study will be undertaken in the form of day or block release at university combined with supported workplace training, working to achieve a BSc / BA Resilience and emergencies management.  

    More information about the apprenticeship can be found here or on the individual university provider website for Coventry University.  

    To learn more about Apprenticeships with JBA, visit our Apprenticeships webpage here.   

  • Location

    This post will be based at our Coleshill office. With the apprenticeship course delivered by Coventry University.  

    JBA supports agile working which provides for greater flexibility with the way that we work. 

  • Entry requirements

    By 31 August 2024, you will need:

    • To be over the age of 18  
    • The right to live and work and live in the UK to qualify for funding 
    • At least 5 GCSEs or equivalent (Grades 9 to 4 (A* to C)) including Maths and English 
    • A minimum of 112 UCAS tariff points or equivalent (equivalent to BBC at A-level, preferably including Science) 
    • A valid UK driving licence or be seeking to undertake your driving test 
    • Sufficient I.T. skills to learn relevant software tools under supervision, i.e., GIS, Microsoft Word and Excel. 

    Entry requirements for those currently in employment will be based on meeting funding eligibility and requirements of both the training provider and JBA Consulting. 

  • Who we’re looking for 

    The ideal candidate will: 

    • Be capable of providing solutions to problems 
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills 
    • Take account of health and safety in your work, as necessary 
    • Be a team player able to work well with other members of staff 
    • Plan your time effectively to meet set goals 
    • Be able to apply care and diligence to execution of tasks and take pride in your work 
    • Have an ordered and structured approach to organising information and activities 
    • Demonstrate a passion helping our clients in their pursuit for resilience to climate change. 
How to apply

Please apply by completing a JBA apprenticeship application form by 12 March 2024.

Candidates successful in the first round of shortlisting will be invited to interview. Interviews will be held in the weeks commencing 15 April and 22 April 2024. 

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