Level 6 – Electronic Design Systems Engineering Apprenticeship (Security Consulting) BURO HAPPOLD ENGINEERS LIMITED

Within your team you will be guided by your line manager and colleagues within a strong collaborative ethos that will enable you to develop your engineering understanding, knowledge and skills by working on a broad range of projects

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Closing date: 07 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefit highlights include 25 days holiday and early finish on the last Friday of the month), cycle-to-work, other competitive benefits.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As part of Buro Happold’s Security & Technology team you will develop your knowledge and skills to; 

·       Challenge existing ways of working to break new ground and to find new solutions to existing problems. 

·       Work on complex design drawings and provide workable solutions, basic knowledge of BIM technology and 3D modelling is advantageous.   

·       Manage various projects and commit to ensure deadlines are consistently met. 

· Design and specification of security systems within buildings - e.g. CCTV, Access Control, Intruder Detection, etc. 

· Co-ordinating engineering delivery for a range of security projects.

· Preparing Technical Specifications.

· Assuming project and resource management responsibility where appropriate.

· Ensuring senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the client are achieved.

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

  • BEng Electronical and Electronic Engineering degree
  • London South Bank University
  • Day release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a Security Engineer/Consultant.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, (Grade BBB) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Maths, Physics or Chemistry (Grade DDM) Essential

About the employer

We are an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 21 locations worldwide, with 60 partners and over 1,700 employees including some of the world’s leading consulting engineers. For over 40 years BuroHappold Engineering has been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world.




17 Newman Street



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Apprenticeship standard

Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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