Apprentice Building Services Engineering Technician BUILT ENVIRONMENT CONSULTING (EAST MIDLANDS) LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to begin their career and join a successful Nottingham City Centre building services consultancy. Established for nearly 20 years with a broad and secure client base. Wide range of interesting, sustainable, and low carbon projects. Office located in Nottingham city centre.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    24 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. Company Pension scheme CIBSE membership Annual Salary review

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm. Lunch -30 minutes.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An office-based role with site visits on construction sites and site surveys of existing buildings. Working as part of internal and wider project design team. Designing building services for refurbishment & new builds including heating, lighting, ventilations systems etc. producing technical drawings using Autocad and Revit.
Assisting Co-ordination with other disciplines and specialists
Assisting preparation of building service designs, calculations, specifications and reports
Assisting engineers in managing projects

  • Base working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft software
  • Good working ethic
  • Attention to detail

The training you will be getting

This course will enable you to meet the demands of employers in the construction and the built environment sector and adapt to a constantly changing world; with specific emphases on the design, manufacture, and installation of housing, using off-site, factory-built and new digital technologies such as BIM and construction management programmes

The course is delivered part-time, enabling you to fit learning around your work and other commitments.

You will study at NTU Mansfield University Hub, with access to fantastic buildings, and all of the tools and technology you need for studying on this course.

Level 4 Construction Design and Build technician qualification upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The course's focus on specialist technical skills and knowledge, typical jobs related to this course may include:

  • Housing Design Technician
  • Housing Project Manager
  • Off-site Construction Manager
  • BIM Technician
  • Digital Design Technician
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Planning Officer
  • Building Control Officer

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, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Interest in sustainability


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade min grade C / 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade min grade C / 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 x subjects (Grade DDE) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Extended Diploma (Grade MPP) Essential
Other T-Level (Grade Merit overall grade) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is an office based design role however site visits are required to either existing buildings or new build construction sites.

About the employer

Built Environment Consulting are a team of mechanical and electrical building services consulting engineers providing building services design for heating, ventilation, lighting, small power, fire alarms, security. The BEC office is located in the Lacemarket Nottingham with close public transport links







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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


Sam Mousley

Apprenticeship standard

Construction design and build technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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