What will the apprentice be doing?
As a building services engineering apprentice in our Services team, based in Cambridge you will assist in the development of designs and production of drawings through different phases of building services design, and support with mechanical and electrical and public health calculations. You will be trained in the use of software engineering tools such as AutoCad (2D Drawings) and Revit (3D Drawings) to ensure our team have a full set of design skills. Where practical, you'll get the opportunity to visit site, carry out site inspections and see the projects you're working on, coming to life.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend London South Bank University to study a Building Services Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, as well as your Incorporated Engineer status with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to work towards gaining Chartered status with your chosen institution, as well as the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including English, Maths, Science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 Maths)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to Include Maths and Science (Grade Grade BBC or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent L3 including Maths and Physics (Grade Grade DDM or above) Desired