Electrical Apprentice CUNDALL LIMITED

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Building Services Engineer to join our London office to learn what it takes to carry out the design of building services on some of the most exciting built environment projects in the UK and worldwide. You will gain a recognised qualification helping progress your career.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual pay reviews Pension 23 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Additional flexi benefits

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Did you know that on average people spend about 90% of their time indoors. Cundall’s Building Services team’s mission is to play a key role in making buildings a great place to be whilst being energy efficient, sustainable, and healthy – and we pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative and sustainable mechanical and electrical solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources.

The Building Services team are a source of world leading expertise – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

You will:

  • Assist with mechanical and electrical building services engineering design and analysis (our expert engineers will provide training on how to perform engineering design and analysis using the latest in digital design tools.)
  • Help define and translate client requirements into workable designs for a broad range of buildings. These can include sports facilities, hotels, offices, schools, universities, airports, theatres, art galleries, residential and retail spaces to mention a few.
  • You will learn and develop skills to design a range of building services and these can include heating, ventilation, cooling, lighting, power, fire protection, drainage, hydraulics, and , all with sustainability at the forefront of the design.
  • You will participate in design decisions, attend meetings both internally and externally, visit construction sites and, interact with architects, project managers, cost consultants, contractors, and other engineers on a daily basis.
  • Learn how to use drawing and calculation software such as 3D Revit, BlueBeam, IES, Trimble’s Amtech, DIALux evo, Hevacomp and CYMAP.
  • You will develop your technical engineering skills with us on real-life projects four days of the week, plus one on day-release to study for the appropriate academic qualifications at a local university.

Beyond your apprenticeship Cundall can offer you support towards achieving chartership status with IET, CIBSE or IMechE, and in the long-term, the opportunity for a truly rewarding and exciting career.

The training you will be getting

Day release once a week at Leeds Beckett (closer provider TBC) whilst spending four days working at Cundall to gain a L6 degree

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once the apprenticeship is completed, you will be promoted to an Engineer and continue to gain more knowledge and given additional duties. Also helping other apprentices to develop your mentoring and managerial skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) (Grade A* - C) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Building Services Design Technician (Grade Level 3) Desired
Other HND (Grade 4) Desired
Other PlanBEE (Grade Achieved) Desired
Other UCAS Points (Grade 96 - 104 Points) Desired

Things to consider

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Electrical Engineer to join our Newcastle team and learn what it takes to carry out the design of electrical services on some of the most exciting projects in the UK and worldwide.

About the employer

Established in the UK in 1976, Cundall is a global, independent, multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions across the built environment. Operating from 26 locations across the globe, our dedicated teams of over 1,000 consulting engineers and designer are empowered to act with flexibility and agility in delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions tailored to suit our clients’ individual needs. We are proud to be at the centre of pioneering design on some of the most exciting projects around the world. Cundall was founded with a commitment to sustainable design. In July 2023, Cundall publicly committed to achieving net zero carbon on all its projects by 2030. The pledge recognises the critical need for practical, science-led action to transition all buildings, infrastructure, and human settlements to net zero carbon as rapidly as possible.




Partnership House Regent Farm Road


Newcastle Upon Tyne



Jude Brennan


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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

Apprenticeship standard

Building services design engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply to one vacancy Submit CV and application form A member of the Cundall team will review and be in touch to discuss next steps

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Mar 2024