Ridge Academy

Passionate about architecture, engineering, planning, surveying or sustainability? We are. Think you can make a difference? We do. Excited about the future? Us too.

Our graduate, placement and apprenticeship programmes are open to individuals driven to achieve the best in their careers. We support suitable candidates through the first steps on their journey into this amazing industry, and along whichever path they choose to follow.

Team Ridge are inspired to succeed, proud of what they do and respected for who they are. We are looking for talented individuals to be part of this engaged and fulfilled team, in a prospering and sustainable business.

The Ridge Graduate Scheme

We will we provide you with: 

  • Support through our graduate programme 
  • Support through our national APC, RIBA, RTPI, CIBSE and ICE Schemes 
  • Access to an active support network of professional mentors, chartered line-managers, career coaches and our experienced HR team 
  • Support to help you to make the right career decisions 

Undergraduate Placements

Working on some of the UK’s most exciting built environment projects, our undergraduate placements give you the opportunity to gain first-hand work experience while building your own professional knowledge.

  • Work with existing undergraduates and professional experts
  • Build your technical knowledge
  • Gain insight into life at Ridge
  • Expand your professional network
  • Grasp opportunities at our locations across the country

The Ridge Apprenticeship Scheme

Our apprenticeships provide opportunities for school leavers and anyone looking for a new pathway or returning to work after a career break. Through personal development, we inspire confidence and unlock opportunity for all team members across our multidiscipline services. 

Our Young Professionals Discussion Forum engages the very best of our young industry professionals to nurture opportunities for business development and innovation. The forum provides:

  • Bespoke education sessions 
  • Essential presentation practice
  • Fantastic networking opportunities

What We Offer

We offer the technical, commercial and management competencies to become a leader in your field, providing the experience and knowledge to give you a holistic start to your career.

  • A structured training programme
  • Technical and transferable CPDs
  • Study leave
  • A variety of generous benefits
  • Dedicated training supervisor, counsellor and sponsor


After achieving your professional chartership, your career will continue to develop. At Ridge, we believe in creating the best version of our people to create the best version of Ridge.

Join our team

Welcome to a world of opportunity at Ridge

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