Building Services Engineering Apprenticeship QED ENGINEERING LTD

Building Services Engineering Apprentice - a full time role with uni degree course at UWE commencing after 1 years successful employment. Learning the technical aspects of mechanical, electrical & public health engineering design and project management, as well as the use of design software. You will support the engineering team in producing design documents and drawings.

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Closing date: 17 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary dependent on education level

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30 is the typical working week Site visits can change start/finish times

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Visit sites and survey buildings/installations
  • Support engineering team in producing design documents and drawings
  • Attend meetings
  • Attend university to further qualifications
  • Carry out university coursework and assessments/exams
  • Read up and self learn to help support your development
  • Record your continued professional development to support industry membership progression

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

  • Bachelors degree in Building Services Engineering
  • A year of learning on the job, prior to the commencement of your university degree
  • You will attend the University of the West of England (UWE)
  • On-the-job training with weekly day release to attend UWE

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following a successful apprenticeship, the candidate will be degree qualified, have several years project experience and be able to progress their professional qualifications to become a Chartered Engineer CEng. 

Engineers follow the industry professional route set out by CIBSE which takes them through from apprentice, graduate, engineer and senior engineer onwards to become an Associate and hopefully a company director in their future career path.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths, Science and one other (Grade Grade 5 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (physics ideally) (Grade C or above) Essential
Other UCAS points (Grade minimum of 112 points) Essential

Things to consider

This is a mainly office based design role using 2D and 3D design software. A requirement for strong Maths understanding is key to enable you to identify anomalies. You will be expected to visit site and meet clients in meetings so confidence is also key. Great written work will be required in order to present strong reports and specifications.

About the employer

QED Engineering are a small team based on the outskirts of Wedmore, responsible for all technical aspects of mechanical, electrical & public health engineering design and project management. See our website for more info. We have a great opportunity available for an Apprentice Engineer to join and support the team, build a fantastic future for themselves.







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Laura Latham

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Apprenticeship standard

Building services design engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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