Building Services Engineering Apprentice CHAPMANBDSP LIMITED

As a Building Services Engineering Apprentice, you will reporting to senior level engineers and will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of projects in your team, in accordance with the company’s standards and procedures.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 09:00 - 17:30 and Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • An understanding and experience in producing basic calculations both manually and computerised using the appropriate technical software applications
  • An awareness of British Standards, when to refer to these and where to find them
  • An awareness of the company’s standards and procedures
  • An awareness of Health & Safety in the construction industry and their purpose to gain CSCS Construction Operative skills card to allow site access
  • Accompanied site visits as and when appropriate to further understanding of design production
  • Maintain a well-documented project, including calculation files and project correspondence
  • Ability to understand a project’s programme
  • An understanding of the reading of drawings
  • Using specialist 3D and 2D software and other resources to design the systems required for the project
  • Develop general understanding of BREEAM and SKA with specific understanding in relation to your discipline for BREEAM

Understand and assist with the process of Building Physics calculations including:

  • Dynamic Thermal Simulation
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Daylight modelling and calculations
  • Develop an understanding of Low and Zero Carbon Technologies and their applicability
  • Ability to understand a project’s programme

The training you will be getting

  • Building Services Design Engineer (degree) Level 6 Apprenticeship Standard
  • London South Bank University
  • Day release one day per week in term time only

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progressing to become a Chartered Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working


A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade N/A) Essential

About the employer

We use the power of design and engineering to deliver excellence for our clients in building services and environmental consultancy. Our agile and assured approach combines creative design with intelligent engineering, enabling us to lead small to large scale projects across a range of sectors. Our teams of architects, engineers, analysts and designers help clients realise smarter and more efficient solutions. Our core specialisms - mechanical, electrical, public heath, environmental, lighting, vertical transport and fire - work seamlessly throughout the building structure to create places that fulfil their potential.




40 Gracechurch Street




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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 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

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