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Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship - Fire Engineering: Birmingham OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a university, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

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

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Closing date: 02 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,350.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121148

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Fire Safety Engineer, with Arup you will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:  

  • Understanding the first principles of fire engineering including: fire dynamics, smoke dynamics, heat transfer, human behaviour, psychological impact of fire on humans, physiological impacts of fire (tenability), combustion process, products of combustion, structural response and how they are used
  • Understanding and application of the legal and regulatory frameworks, statutory guidance and British and European Standard guidance in the context of fire engineering
  • Understanding, assessing and evaluating fire engineering solutions, systems, products and processes throughout the life the cycle of a project including design, construction and occupation
  • Programme and project management
  • Research, information management and report writing
  • Developing teamwork, communication skills and collaboration skills by working within other engineering professionals, regulatory professionals and with clients
  • These competencies will be developed through practical on-the-job training, working with experienced fire engineers and other professionals across the business, and classroom-based training with Arup and at university, following an apprenticeship pathway to an undergraduate degree in Fire Engineering

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

  • As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards the Level 6 Fire Safety Engineer qualification
  • Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a university, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. Your study pattern could be day or block release, or via distance learning, depending on the course that you enrol on
  • A dedicated mentor will guide you through your personal and professional development

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • When joining us as one of our apprentices, you’ll enjoy the opportunity to study for a paid, professionally-recognised qualification in a discipline that will help you further your career
  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you’ll have access to our online network. You’ll also take internal courses. These cover technical aspects of the business, such as software, but also vital ‘soft’ skills such as report writing and working effectively

 Our apprentices are employed on a permanent basis, so you'll continue to progress with Arup once you've completed your course.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade N/A) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade N/A) Essential

About the employer

Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts. We use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. This is a brilliant opportunity to build a creative career designing and delivering exciting work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services.

Employer

OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Address

Blythe Gate

Blythe Valley Park

B90 8AE

Contact

Early Careers Recruitment Team

UK.Recruitment@arup.com

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Training

Training provider

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Fire safety engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


Employer's Application Instructions

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We’ll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Assessment centres for most Apprenticeship opportunities will commence from February.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Mar 2023