Architectural Apprentice APT WORKS LIMITED

Apt has an opportunity for an apprentice to join our firm to gain on-the-job experience as well as an undergraduate degree in Architecture (Level 6 /Part 1). You will develop a strong understanding of your projects and tasks. As your skills develop you will demonstrate design awareness and contribute towards the creation of spaces.

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Closing date: 17 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be reviewed each year in December.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:30am to 17:30pm, may work evenings.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Each week is different and will include a mixture of the following:

  • hand sketching imagery
  • creating models in the model shop
  • using digital media to create and edit drawings such as SketchUP, 3D modelling with Revit and CAD
  • rendering images using Enscape and similar tools
  • studying maps and geographical layouts
  • putting detailed reports together
  • setting up for presentations to clients
  • photography
  • site visits

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

The degree you will attain will be Architecture BA (Hons).

The course is 4 years part-time. Apprentices usually attend university one day per week for the 15 week first semester and one day per week for the 15 week second semester. The day at LSBU will always be known in advance and does not vary from week to week.

The location of training will be London South Bank University, Southwark Campus, London SE1 0AA.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After successful completion of the Architectural Apprentice Level 6, you can progress to the next stage to becoming a Chartered Architect.  The next stage would be to commence the level 7 apprenticeship – equivalent to RIBA Part 2 in Architecture which is the equivalent to a Masters level qualification. Following that the RIBA Professional Practice Part 3 qualification is required to become a Chartered Architect

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 (inc. Maths and English) (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent A Level (Grade BBC) Essential
BTEC or equivalent BTEC (Grade DDM) Essential

About the employer

Founded in 2009, Apt has a wealth of experience designing and delivering innovative buildings across multiple sectors including workplace, housing, master planning and placemaking. Apt became and Employee Ownership Trust in 2018 reinforcing our identity as a design focused collective, diverse in skill and backgrounds who share a passion for progressive architecture and innovate solutions. We take pride in creating well considered places to be used and enjoyed. Our studio is based in the heart of Clerkenwell, the design district with great food and social options.







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Apprenticeship standard

Architectural assistant (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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