Building Services Engineering Apprentice MAINTENANCE AND CONTRACTING SERVICES LTD

At MCS, our Building Services Engineering apprenticeship is your ticket to a hands-on and practical career in construction. Join us for real-world training in building services engineering including design, procurement, project management, and more. Duties include: working on preparing and producing engineering diagrams and documents to engineering specifications, and supporting on-site project teams with the delivery of M&E services.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am-5pm 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

What sets us apart? We're invested in your growth. Get industry-recognised qualifications, a competitive salary, and a diverse skill set that makes you stand out in the field.

Why apply? Simple. We're not just a company; we're a community. Join a team where your contributions matter, and you're part of something bigger. We're all about sustainability, and your role is key to our projects. Secure a stable and in-demand career while making a difference in the industry. Ready to build your future with us? Apply now and be a part of MCS's commitment to excellence in building services engineering.

At MCS, we are excited to bring on board two Building Services Engineering apprentices based in our Bristol office. Both selected candidates will have the opportunity to work across multiple departments, including:

  • Commercial
  • Estimating
  • Operations
  • Design
  • Health and Safety
  • Procurement

We are looking for one apprentice to specialise in electrical and another in mechanical. However, both apprentices will have exposure to all the mentioned departments. As an apprentice, your day-to-day tasks will be diverse, allowing you to explore various aspects of our work. Examples of activities include:

  • Attending and contributing to internal and external meetings with clients.
  • Understanding the fundamentals and importance of health and safety, both on and off-site.
  • Working on preparing and producing engineering diagrams and documents to engineering specifications.
  • Supporting on-site project teams with the delivery of M&E services.
  • Collaborating with the design team, utilising systems such as CAD and BIM.
  • Supporting company community and social value activities.
  • Working closely with our supply chain on aspects like raising orders, design ideas, and project delivery.

We value your unique areas of interest to ensure that you can work within a specialisation that aligns with your passion and skills. Join us for a hands-on apprenticeship experience that sets the stage for a successful career in Building Services Engineering. Apply now to kickstart this exciting journey with MCS.

Due to the nature of site travel and meetings, and location of the apprenticeship, applicants must be able to drive.

The training you will be getting

  • Building Service Engineering Technician Apprenticship (Level 3). This Standard aligns with the following professional recognition: Engineering Council for Engineering Technician (EngTech).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once your apprenticeship has been completed you will have the opportunity to work within any of the departments you worked alongside as well as having the ability to undertake further training within with organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Ability to get to the office and must be able to drive Some overnight stays and travel will be required to London - Travel costs, accommodation and food will be provided where needed by the company.

About the employer

MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations. Our unique culture is part of our DNA and it’s a underpaying factor in our success. We offer a service which is innovative and client focused, we collaborate with our customers and supply chain partners.







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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


Laura Joy


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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