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Acoustics Technicians Apprenticeship Level 4 Adnitt Acoustics

Becoming an Acoustics Technician Apprentice will open you up to a world of sound and vibration across many different industries and sectors including environmental noise surveys, architectural acoustics, entertainment noise control and construction noise and vibration.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, may work evenings and weekends. A combination of office based, on-site and flexible working.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000118461

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Gain mentorship and knowledge from more experienced members of the team.
  • Learn the operation, maintenance, and data analysis associated with measurement equipment.
  • Analyse data for a variety of practical design and manufacturing outputs.
  • Develop reports to communicate analysis outputs to colleagues and clients.
  • Develop an understanding of sound and how it behaves in buildings and the environment.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of professionals in the field to develop holistic outcomes using the knowledge you will accumulate.

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

Level 4 Acoustics Technician Certificate.  

London South Bank University.

20% working week plus assignments and attended laboratories in London.

Day release (1 day per week).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The course will prepare apprentice engineers to perform in their companies and potentially for careers of working in a broad range of specialist consultancies, engineering companies, construction and transport companies, government agencies, local authorities, infrastructure consortiums, manufacturing firms and other organisations closely related to acoustic engineering for its applications in a wide range of industries.

Job titles could be for example:

  • Environmental Health Officer Junior Acoustic Consultant.
  • Junior Engineering Consultant.
  • Health and Safety Assistant.

The course plus the EPA offers the possibility to go on to the Institute of Acoustics Diploma (run by LSBU as a Level 6 course). Completion of which would also allow the student to join the Masters’ in Environmental and Architectural Acoustics at an advanced level.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

You should have experience of (or interest in) working with sound; Enthusiasm about the built environment, engineering, environmental and suitability issues. You should also have a full clean UK Driving Licence. You may be required to visit and work on building sites and remote rural areas, some of the equipment used is heavy.

About the employer

Adnitt Acoustics is an employee-owned specialist acoustics consultancy practice based in Epsom, Surrey. We have offices in London and Glasgow. We also have a wholly owned subsidiary company, Adnitt Acoustics Europe based in Madrid. Our current workload includes schools, entertainment venues, mixed-use developments, hotels, and residential projects. The company was founded in 2000, incorporated in 2002 and became an employee-owned organisation in 2021.

Employer

Adnitt Acoustics

Address

Renaissance House

32 Upper High Street

Epsom

KT17 4QJ

Contact

Robert Adnitt

robert@adnitt.com

02070999735

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Training

Training provider

LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Acoustics technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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