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Building Services Apprentice - Technical Programme VITAL ENERGI UTILITIES LIMITED

Vital Energi are excited to launch our second intake of our successful Apprenticeship Programme and are now welcoming applications for our Technical Apprenticeship Programme. On our Technical Apprenticeship Programme you will study a Level 3 Building Services Design Technician qualification whilst working across the business in a variety of roles.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive salary - £14,000 upon commencement of apprenticeship with regular reviews throughout your training/employment (London weighting will apply where applicable) Benefits: 33 Days Holiday including Bank Holidays Healthcare/EAP scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include: 

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems within a building
  • Use project management systems during the construction process in order to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Work alongside the commercial team to understand contractual agreements, review the financial performance of a project and support the procurement process
  • Understand H&S requirements and how to comply with safe working practices
  • Manage day to day activities on site which are relevant to your skills, training and experience
  • Assist testing and commissioning activities on site
  • Produce technical reports using engineering terminology
  • Develop your communication skills by delivering Health & Safety tool box talks, liaising with subcontractors and producing project reports

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

Apprentices will attend block releases throughout the year at The City of Liverpool College and our training centre in Blackburn, working towards a Level 3 BTEC in Building Services Engineering. 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At Vital, apprenticeships are just the start! We will support you through rotational placements whilst you are with us, allowing you to experience all aspects of the business. After completion of your apprenticeship you will have an opportunity to apply for a permanent role in your chosen area. From Pre-Construction to Operations and Maintenance, we will work collaboratively to find the right career for you.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Able to travel and work away, Interest in Construction, Self-motivated, Passionate


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential

Things to consider

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work across our business, across our exciting projects. This may involve moving around and living away from home whilst on the apprenticeship programme.

About the employer

Vital Energi operates within the Energy sector providing a comprehensive service including design and installation, operating decentralised energy generation and multi-utility network distribution schemes based on low carbon / zero carbon technologies. The company also provides tailored energy management schemes to measure, monitor and manage energy consumption for a broad range of markets including Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Commercial, Residential, and Local Authority.




Century House

Roman Road



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Training provider



Naomi Pierce

Apprenticeship standard

Building services design technician

Level 3 (A level)

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