Vital Energi Apprenticeship Programme - Technical Vital Energi

We are an energy solutions provider who design, build, operate and maintain low carbon energy projects supporting our clients to decarbonise their buildings. We are seeking motivated and talented individuals with an interest in the energy sector to join us on our journey.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


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  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8 am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Working alongside your supervisor/mentor you will:

  • Developing knowledge and understanding of  building services design principles electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems within a building
  • Using project management systems during the construction process in order to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget
  • Working alongside the commercial team to understand contractual agreements, review the financial performance of a project and support the procurement process
  • Understanding H&S requirements and how to comply with safe working practices
  • Managing day to day activities on site which are relevant to your skills, training and experience
  • Assisting testing and commissioning activities on site
  • Producing technical reports using engineering terminology
  • Developing your communication skills by delivering Health & Safety tool box talks, liasing, dealing with sub-contractors and producing project reports

The training you will be getting

  • You will study a Level 3 Building Services Engineering Technician 2022 qualification
  • The qualification will be delivered by The City of Liverpool College
  • You will attend college on a day release programme

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will have the opportunity to gain experience in all departments within our business with site based work placements on projects across the UK whilst  learning and working alongside a team of experienced designers, project managers, engineers and commercial managers.  From Heat Networks, Energy Centres, Water Source Heat Pumps to Heat Interface Units and Metering & Billing Solutions you will help us to shape the future of energy provision.

Upon successful completion of your Level 3 qualification its onwards and upwards as you progress on to a degree apprenticeship qualification in your chosen specialism.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Design & Technology (Grade 4 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 and above) Desired

Things to consider

This role may be require periods of working away from home and travel to college. All travel and hotels are subsidised by Vital Energi.

About the employer

Vital Energi is undergoing significant growth to meet the increasing demand for energy-saving and low-carbon energy projects. We are an energy solutions provider who design, build, operate and maintain low carbon energy projects. We support hospitals, universities, residential developments, towns and cities, as well as industrial and commercial clients to decarbonise their buildings.


Vital Energi


14-18 Holborn



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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

Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering technician 2022

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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