What will the apprentice be doing?
What might you be doing?
As an apprentice, your day-to-day tasks will vary, as we'll expose you to all aspects of our work so you can discover what suits you. You'll learn to:
· Provide detailed, coordinated, and cost-efficient public health design advice to our varied client list
· Tailor a comprehensive service of specifications, calculations, and reports.
· Produce designs for above and below ground drainage systems and hot and cold-water services to standard, budget, and deadline.
· You will be working across all projects and sectors, including education, healthcare, retail, residential and commercial, so you'll always be challenged and stimulated to make the most of your skills.
· Use the latest computer modelling software
· Undertake site surveys
· Research ground-breaking technologies
· Have regular meetings with project teams, clients, or end users
Monitoring progress on construction sites.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will receive one day study leave during term times to attend university to work towards your BSc or BEng Building Services Engineering degree. The Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship for Building Services Design Engineer will provide a route to gain Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status.
The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 66 months,but this will depend on the previous experience of the apprentice and opportunities to gain the full range of competence.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Graduate Electrical or Mechanical Engineer
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science Subject (Grade A-C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Building Services (Grade Merit) Desired
Things to consider
• Genuine interest in developing a career within the sector