Apprentice Lift Design Engineer CUNDALL LIMITED

You will gain work experience and an Engineering qualification. Working alongside experienced engineers you will learn the ins and outs of lift design. Working on a range of projects, from designing new lifts to improving lifts in existing buildings and have the chance to use cutting-edge technology to create innovative solutions.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    Pay rises are reviewed annually Discretionary bonuses Flexible benefits - Healthcare/Dental insurance/discounts on retailers etc...

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9 am to 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills in a range of areas, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and software development. We will provide you with comprehensive training and support to help you succeed in your role.

  • Visiting various projects to help review design aspects of the build
  • Support the Vertical Transportation team with various duties
  • Attend team meetings as well as external meetings 
  • You will be trained on the software to input information and review designs

There will be a lot of team work and support around you to ensure you develop your skills to eventually increase responsibility within your role. 

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

  • You will obtain a Level 4 (HNC) Engineering qualification within the Building Services sector 
  • You will be training in Birmingham at a local university, you will have one days study leave and work the remaining four days. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once the apprenticeship is complete you will have the opportunity to move on to a higher qualification (L5/6) if interested
  • You will be promoted to a Consultant level and continue to increase your responsibilities and further progress your career
  • There may also be opportunities to work on larger projects out of the UK 

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, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Desired
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Desired
A Level or equivalent STEM (Grade C) Desired

Things to consider

You should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently and as part of a team. This role is one of the most important roles within any project. Lifts and escalators are needed in almost every construction project being built so it's a great role to kick start a career!

About the employer

We are a global, independent, multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions across the built environment. Mission: We have 21 offices with almost 1000 consulting engineers and designers who are empowered to act with flexibility and agility in response to the local market conditions and practices. When it comes to projects, we’re known for taking the lead. Our curiosity means we ask the right questions so as a team we then achieve the best results. If someone says it can’t be done, our people aren’t afraid to challenge convention. It’s what we get excited about. The quality of our people is one of our biggest strengths. Our clients enjoy working with us and the fact that we consistently win repeat business with 70-80% of them is testament to this.





15 Colmore Row


B3 2BH


Jude Brennan


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Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering senior technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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