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Building Services Engineering Design Apprentice ELEMENTA CONSULTING LIMITED

The Building Services Engineering Design Apprenticeship includes a degree qualification in Building Services Engineering BEng (Hons) and a qualification leading towards Incorporated Engineer status.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    6 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Must be a team player with the ability to receive and execute instructions from the Design Staff. Demonstration of initiative, responsibility and inclination to learn are essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in the company mentorship program, as a mentee
  • Working towards BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering
  • Provide assistance to the team and other Design Staff as follows:
  • HVAC, Fire Protection, Electrical systems, Lighting, and Plumbing drafting as per mark-ups provided by Design Staff
  • Size Building Services Engineering systems to suit regulations, standards and requirements provided by Design Staff
  • Perform calculations for mechanical (heating, cooling and ventilation loads) and electrical (lighting levels, circuit sizing etc)
  • Ensure portions of the Elementa’s quality assurance design requirements are being followed
  • Ensure Elementa’s drafting standards are being followed
  • Set up Revit models or AutoCAD drawing files
  • Maintain AutoCAD files and Revit models
  • Co-ordinate mechanical and electrical services in drafting software (assistance provided by Design Staff as needed)
  • Detailed check of work prior to returning finished product to Designer

As the candidate progresses through their studies and develops their skills as they work, they will increase their day to day design responsibilities. The apprenticeship will result in a client facing Engineer with a good understanding of Building Services generally and a chosen specialism in one aspect of the discipline.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good IT skills generally
  • Responsible and can plan and manage own time
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to think technically, critically and is mechanically inclined
  • Some knowledge of building services codes and standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Interest in Engineering and the built Environment
  • Adaptable
  • Demonstrates accountability
  • Ability to multi-task and be a team player

Desired qualifications

  • A Level BBC or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to Engineering qualifications with 15 Distinctions and 30 Merits including Maths and Physical Science credit or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Level 3 qualifications must include Maths and Physics
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Future prospects

The apprenticeship will result in a client facing Engineer with a good understanding of Building Services generally and a chosen specialism in one aspect of the discipline.

About the employer

About the employer – Elementa Consulting are an interactive network of innovative thinkers collaborating under a single deep green umbrella.  Our mission and purpose are rooted in creating a meaningful and positive impact on one of the most urgent global problems: the built environment’s role in climate change.

We provide world-class building engineering design, analytic, and consulting services at all scales, specializing in net-zero first thinking. Through the cultivation of thought leadership, we deliver sustainable and forward-thinking solutions to the most complex design challenges facing the world’s leading clients and partners.

Our talented global team continue to reach new heights in their careers through a wide range of exciting and cutting-edge projects, partnerships, and ongoing research and development. As a leader in our industry, we also offer competitive salaries, benefits, and professional development incentives.

No two projects are ever the same, but they are all aligned within a singular mission. Every day we answer our call to action and feel the satisfying impact of our work through the clients and communities we serve.

If you’re looking for a career that combines your passion for innovation with an environmental purpose, we encourage you to join our deep green team.





Whitechapel High Street


E1 8QS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by London Southbank University

  • Building services design engineer (degree)
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Building services engineering principles
  • Construction practice
  • Introduction to building services
  • Internal environment and comfort
  • Heating and ventilation systems
  • Advanced engineering mathematics
  • Thermofluids engineering
  • Refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump engineering
  • Integrated building design
  • Project and business management
  • Electrical services in buildings
  • Energy management and controls
  • Passive building design
  • Major project

Plus two modules from either the electrical or mechanical route:

Electrical route

  • Electrical power systems and distribution
  • Lighting and electrical systems

Mechanical route

  • Heat and mass transfer applications
  • Thermal energy systems

Apprenticeship standard

Building services design engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2022