Apprentice Sports Lighting Design Engineer HALLIDAY LIGHTING LTD

We are on the lookout for an Apprentice Design Engineer to join our team. At Halliday Lighting we see apprentices as key to the ongoing growth of our business. You will learn all aspect of CAD design including produce detailed Lighting impact calculations and drawings using AutoCAD for issue to clients.

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Closing date: 15 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    NMW for age group for this successful person

  • Working week

    Mon to Fri 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist senior engineers carry out lighting designs for sports facilities
  • To produce detailed Lighting impact calculations and drawings using AutoCAD for issue to clients
  • To assist Lighting Designers and estimators inputting data onto the Halliday Lighting business management system
  • To provide floodlight aiming drawings to the onsite engineers using AutoCAD
  • To assist estimators and pricing personnel with measurements taken from cad drawings
  • What we do on AutoCAD is much bespoke to the sports lighting industry and training will be provided so experience with these programs is not necessarily required

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

This programme includes Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) and Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence).

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our Engineering campus, NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potentially a full time employment with this company upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 / A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Whether you are a grass roots sports club, education site, leisure management company or international sports governing body, Halliday Lighting have the knowledge, experience and market leading lighting technology to provide you with bespoke LED flood lights to meet your requirements. We are the UK’s only dedicated sports lighting specialists and we offer complete turnkey solutions for floodlighting. Quality service is the foundation of all that we do at Halliday Lighting and our mission is to provide a care-free experience from initial design through to installation, final commissioning and ongoing maintenance. Continually pioneering new innovations and technology through our close partnerships with the world’s most renowned electrical manufacturers, we are the UK’s market leader in delivering LED flood lights for sports and the global benchmark for efficient sports lighting solutions.




Unit 6,

New Line Road


NG17 8JQ

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Laura Brown

01623 900467

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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