Building services design consultant - Degree Apprentice HILSON MORAN PARTNERSHIP LIMITED

Hilson Moran are interdisciplinary consultants, engineers and advisors, applying progressive design thinking to shape the environments we live in. We are driven by the belief there’s no limit to the positive change that design and engineering can bring to the world around us. Join our Apprenticeship Programme and join our evolution.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days annual leave + bank holidays, buy or sell additional days up to 5 days. Flexible working available. Paid volunteer days. pension scheme, healthcare options available, and Regular social events and more

  • Working week

    Flexible working arrangements are available. 37.5 hours a week 4 days midweek working 7.5 hours a day your core hours will be 10-4 pm The 5th day will be on Campus at London Southbank

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our Environmental Buildings Group, of which you will be a part of, provides consultancy spanning Mechanical,  Electrical and Public health building systems and sustainability services  – energy, carbon & building certification.

 As a Design Consultant, you will be responsible for delivering sustainable engineering solutions to a varied client base.

·         You will work with senior members of the design group to deliver individual projects.

·          You will prepare calculations, specifications, and drawings, ensuring they are appropriate and comply with the client brief.

·         You will coordinate the design with other engineering disciplines within the group.

·         You will liaise with CAD continually and ensure that drawing information is at an appropriate standard.

·         Worth with our sustainability consultants, to reduce energy, carbon, in the built environment.

·         You’ll be supported by our leaders, technical specialists, dedicated mentors and our continuous learning and development framework accredited by CIBSE & IMechE.

·         Working on exciting projects from commercial office buildings to football stadiums developing your skills.

·         You will support Senior and Associate level Engineers and Consultants on larger projects but may ‘own’ less complicated projects.

Hilson Moran is a digital design practice, and we use a lot of digital design tools. In this role you will develop your skills in AutoCAD and Revit for most of our major building projects, we encourage creative communication of all technical solutions.

You’ll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways

The training you will be getting

London South Bank University

This is a Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship in Building Services Engineering, and you will attend London South Bank University one day per week during term time for the taught element. Four days per week will be spent working for Hilson Moran and we anticipate this being flexible working with a minimum of 3 days working from the London office and occasional working from home (where possible).

The anticipated duration for this apprenticeship is 66 months, but this will depend on any previous experience and the time taken to achieve the full range of competencies to complete the End Point Assessment (EPA). Following successful completion of the EPA, you will achieve a BEng (Hons) in Building Services Engineering as well as Incorporated Engineer status with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

Alongside the university-taught element, Hilson Moran will provide the following:

A dedicated full-time Mentor/Buddy

Study leave as required

Technical skills training

Health and Safety training

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Training (In-house, external, e-learning)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This is a permanent position, and throughout your apprenticeship and on completion of your degree, Hilson Moran will be committed to your development and career progression, supporting you as you work towards becoming a fully chartered engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


BTEC or equivalent Building services technician (Grade UCAS 128 points) Desired

Things to consider

You will be required to be based in our office in London Bridge at least 3 days per week.

About the employer

Hilson Moran is a leading mechanical, electrical and public health engineering and environmental design consultancy with over 40 years of expertise designing some of the UK’s most iconic buildings and creating new places and communities across the UK and internationally.




Shackleton House

Hay's Galleria

4 Battlebridge Lane



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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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