Digital Engineering Apprentice WATES GROUP SERVICES LIMITED

This is a great opportunity to join our growing team which specialises in smart technology, digital buildings, information, and data. Are you curious about, the IoT (Internet of Things), Data, Digital Processes, and Technologies including VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality) and smart automation? Join our team

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.5 hours. Friday 7 hours. Working hours to be agreed with line manager, this may vary depending on sites.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

· Working with the team to assist in preparing documents, and specifications

· Gaining an understanding of digital engineering and smart buildings by using relevant software and technologies

· Working with digital technologies including 3D modelling, on-premise and cloud-based information and data, immersive technology inc. VR and AR, digital building services systems and digital twin platforms

· Managing data creation, accuracy, and consistency

· Understanding client smart building and data requirements

· Working with other teams to improve our digital and smart buildings offering

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

You will work towards Digital Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, this will be delivered by Leeds College of Building on day release.

Functional Skills English & maths (if required)


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and receive ‘on the job and classroom training’, which will prepare you for your future career in Digital Engineering.


We will ensure you receive all the training, mentoring and support you need to be able to:

Develop your core skills and interests to help you choose the career path that most suits you!

Permenant position for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths & English (Grade 4/C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Driving licence is desirable for this role, due to the nature o the work travelling around various sites across Leeds.

About the employer

The Wates Group, established in 1897, is one of the leading privately-owned construction, residential development, and property services businesses in the UK. We employ approximately 3,600 people and work with a wide range of public and private sector customers and partners. Everything we do is guided by our purpose of working together to inspire better ways of creating the places, communities, and businesses of tomorrow. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, the Wates Group is committed to the long-term sustainability of the built environment and is working to eliminate carbon from its operations by 2025.




1st Floor, 3175 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds,

LS15 8ZB

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Digital engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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