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Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship - Information Manager: Manchester OVE ARUP & PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

We're looking for apprentices that are curious about the built and natural environment and are committed to their personal development.  We'll teach you the skills and technical knowledge that you need for a rewarding career in design and professional services, where you'll be part of a collaborative team that delivers excellence for our clients. You will be receiving, validating, managing, and storing information, both digital and hard copy throughout all stages of a project or asset.

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

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Closing date: 02 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice at Arup, you will develop as a BIM specialist within the Building Services Design Team.  

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the Digital Process used to develop our technical project designs, creating 3D models, working with building engineering data, all whilst collaborating with a team of Arup Engineers and Technicians.  
The BIM Team are fundamental to the technical delivery of our project where you will develop your understanding of the following areas:   

  • Awareness of Building Services Design fundamentals through experience delivering projects 
  • Use of 3D modelling software/tools to design and co-ordinate mechanical, electrical and public health services such as Revit, BIM 360 and Revizto
  • Development of Building Services models and information to support the BIM delivery of projects in line with industry standards
  • ISO 19650 
  • Use of cloud-based digital collaboration tools to assist the BIM and Information Management process, such as Common Data Environments and BIM Collaboration Tools
  • Receiving, validating, managing, and storing information, both digital and hard copy throughout all stages of a project or asset 
  • Delivering effective control of all digital and hard copy information recorded in the scope of a project 
  • Distributing information accurately and securely to required internal and external recipients within a project team
  • Ensuring the security, including cyber security of all information disseminated and stored 
  • Supporting compliance with information management protocols and procedures and address any non-compliance
  • Collaborating with IT to ensure the simplification of systems and work methods that are fit for purpose and efficient 
  • Supporting continuous quality improvement for the safe and secure management of project information 
  • Closing projects and handing over information to the client in a manner that supports the future management of the asset, in line with project timescales and quality requirements 
  • Awareness of Asset Management and its implications on projects
  • Awareness of Risk Management theory and practice 

These skills will be developed through practical on-the-job training whilst working with experienced BIM practitioners across the business. You will also have a curriculum of formal training material to support the development of your Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours.  You will be assigned a mentor within your team who you will work and liaise closely with you in your day-to-day work.  

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 4 Information Manager qualification with one of our approved training providers. 

You'll study at a local partner college on day release and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace.

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


GCSE or equivalent minimum five subjects (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent minimum three subjects (Grade C) 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.




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Apprenticeship standard

Information manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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