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Level 6 Building Services Design Engineer Apprenticeship

2nd Floor Victoria Wharf, 4 The Embankment, Sovereign Street, LS1 4BA
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

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Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Building Services concerns itself with the mechanical and electrical design for building projects.

Duties include:
  • 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).

Tasks include:
  • 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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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:
  • 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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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


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

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