GWS Technical Engineering Apprenticeship - Chester CBRE GWS LIMITED

To undertake an apprenticeship as an engineering technician leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation through a structured training program of academic study and site related work-based learning to gain the required skills and knowledge to support the requirements of CBRE Global Workplace Solutions.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To complete a four-year programme of training to be conducted within the assigned Business Unit’s engineering team at client locations, supplemented with academic study
  • Attendance at technical college for 42 weeks year one foundation PEO based framework combined with day release leading to recognised NVQ qualifications
  • Achieve professional Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration on completion of NVQ qualification
  • To maintain a logbook over the duration of the apprenticeship period, recording projects and documenting work that has been undertaken and the skills learned
  • Learning and understanding the importance of Health and Safety within the workplace
  • To become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of hand tools and associated workshop machine tools
  • Learn to understand and interpret engineering drawings
  • To develop the skills to carry out both planned and reactive maintenance from written and verbal instructions and drawings within an assigned trade
  • To be able to demonstrate skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team
  • To undertake tasks as instructed, increasing overall contribution to the business unit
  • To maintain and to ensure general good housekeeping of the workplace and client locations
  • To maintain a smart appearance and to act in a professional manner always in line with CBRE RISE values

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

Engineering technician level 3 (A level)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For apprentices who work hard and show commitment to their studies and the organisation, the option to progress on to level 4 Apprenticeship, HNC, HND or other career suitable training will be available. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

CBRE is the world’s leader in commercial real estate services. We advise property owners, investors and occupiers on every aspect of their property strategies and assist them in the development, buying, selling, financing, leasing, valuing and management of their assets. Globally we employ over 100,000 employees across 500 global offices. Global Workplace Solutions is one of CBRE’s biggest and fastest growing business units. We assist building occupiers throughout the life cycle of their buildings, from planning and acquisition, through design and construction, operation, adaptation and final disposal. GWS is redefining workplace because we believe every place of work can be a competitive advantage for our clients. Productivity, reliability, engagement, safety and brand – the workplace enables business results whether work happens in an office, retail, laboratory, manufacturing plant, data centre, public building or critical environment.




South Capenhurst Technology Park, Capenhurst, Chester


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023