What will the apprentice be doing?
Building Services concerns itself with the mechanical and electrical design for building projects.
- Developing sustainable designs and working with architects to provide ventilation, heating/cooling, lighting and power solutions using 3D modelling software
- The role also covers overseeing the design being constructed and commissioned on site
You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week studying at Leeds Beckett University and 4 days a week working at our Leeds office).
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Developing knowledge and experience with mechanical & electrical engineering
- Developing knowledge in sustainable and energy efficient solutions
- Developing skills in using 3D building modelling software such as Revit
- Being a key member of the team supporting the design development
You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Building Services at Leeds Beckett University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) at your End Point Assessment.
In addition to this, at Waterman, you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Workplace shadowing
- Dedicated mentoring
- Technical skills including software, people skills and health & safety training
- Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
- Webinars and e-learning
- Development days
An excellent opportunity to first work towards becoming an Incorporated Engineer with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) with full support of a dedicated mentor and line manager, and then work towards becoming fully Chartered once the apprenticeship is completed.
There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and through CIBSE focused working groups.
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, Creative Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical Science (Grade B (in maths) B, C or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended Diploma - Engineering related (Grade DDM or above) Essential