Level 6 Building Services Design Engineer Apprenticeship WATERMAN BUILDING SERVICES LIMITED

Our multi award-winning apprenticeship scheme gives you the chance to contribute to some of the world’s most exciting projects. Apprentices are valued members of our team who have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts and best-in-class lecturers, whilst also working on high-profile projects from start to completion, designing, installing and maintaining building services.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Building Services concerns itself with the mechanical and electrical design for building projects.

Duties include:

  • Developing sustainable designs and working with architects to provide ventilation, heating/cooling, lighting and power solutions using 3D modelling software
  • The role also covers overseeing the design being constructed and commissioned on site

You will attend the taught elements of your apprenticeship (including 1 day a week studying at Coventry University and 4 days a week working at our Nottingham office).

Tasks include:

  • Developing knowledge and experience with mechanical & electrical engineering
  • Developing knowledge in sustainable and energy efficient solutions
  • Developing skills in using 3D building modelling software such as Revit
  • Being a key member of the team supporting the design development

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

You will be studying for a BEng (Hons) in Building Services at Coventry University, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) at your End Point Assessment. 

In addition to this, at Waterman, you will experience the following continuous learning opportunities:

  • Workplace shadowing
  • Dedicated mentoring
  • Technical skills including software, people skills and health & safety training
  • Periodic in-house training from internal or external resource
  • Webinars and e-learning
  • Development days 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An excellent opportunity to first work towards becoming an Incorporated Engineer with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) with full support of a dedicated mentor and line manager, and then work towards becoming fully Chartered once the apprenticeship is completed.

There are excellent opportunities to develop your career within Waterman Group through in-house workshops, online learning, via the annual appraisal process and through CIBSE focused working groups. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 including English, Maths and Science (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels to include Maths and a Physical Science (Grade B (in maths) B, C or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent L3 Extended Diploma - Engineering related (Grade DDM or above) Essential

About the employer

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952, the company has since grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Australia and Europe.




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Apprenticeship standard

Building services design engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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