Building Services Apprentice - Technical Programme VITAL ENERGI UTILITIES LIMITED

You will gain experience in various departments and projects across the UK whilst learning alongside a team of experienced designers, project managers, engineers & commercial managers. Working on Heat Networks, Energy Centres, Water Source Heat Pumps & Heat Interface Units you will help us to shape the future of energy provision.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • EAP scheme • Contributory Company Pension Scheme • Non-contributory death-in-service insurance • 33 Days Holiday including Bank Holidays • On-site Gym & Well-being facility • All tools/PPE/Uniform supplied for relevant roles

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30, 40 hours per week. May require travel to sites nationally

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of  building services design principles electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems within a building
  • Use project management systems during the construction process in order to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Work alongside the commercial team to understand contractual agreements, review the financial performance of a project and support the procurement process
  • Understand H&S requirements and how to comply with safe working practices
  • Manage day to day activities on site which are relevant to your skills, training and experience
  • Assist testing and commissioning activities on site
  • Produce technical reports using engineering terminology
  • Develop your communication skills by delivering Health & Safety tool box talks, liasingdealing with sub-contractors and producing project reports

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

  • Level 3 Qualifcation in Building Services Engineering Technician 2022
  • Attend City of Liverpool College and/or Vital Energi Training Centre at Blackburn, Lancashire on day release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression to a Level 6 Apprenticeship in chosen field
    Careers include design engineer, project engineer, project manager, quantity surveyor to construction management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Design & Technology (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Engineering (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The apprenticeship may involve travel around the UK and working away from home.

About the employer

Vital Energi operates within the Energy sector providing a comprehensive service including design and installation, operating decentralised energy generation and multi-utility network distribution schemes based on low carbon / zero carbon technologies. The company also provides tailored energy management schemes to measure, monitor and manage energy consumption for a broad range of markets including Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Commercial, Residential, and Local Authority.




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Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering technician 2022

Level 3 (A level)

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