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.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary is a minimum of £15,000 per annum but exact figured is yet to be confirmed. 24 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. Company Pension scheme CIBSE membership

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Your new company

  • Established Building Services Consultancy for nearly 20 years
  • Broad and secure client base
  • Office located in Nottingham city centre
  • Award winning projects
  • Wide range of interesting, sustainable, and low carbon projects
  • Training and development through knowledgeable teams
  • Internal and external training programmes
  • Growing team of friendly, experienced, and sociable staff
  • Proven track record of progression and promoting in house engineers to senior and directors from in house

What you'll need to succeed

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

What you'll be doing

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

The training you will be getting

Higher Apprenticeship - Building Services Engineering Senior Technician Level 4

This apprenticeship will be completed by working 4 days per week onsite with the employer, learning the job role and gaining valuable work experience, and then 1 day per week attending Derby College to complete coursework and assessments.

English and Maths Functional Skills may be completed alongside the apprenticeship if necessary, however, passing this will be mandatory to receive the apprenticeship qualification.

A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the Engineering Council as meeting the learning outcomes specified for EngTech at level 4.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

BEC are committed to assisting engineers to achieve membership to the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE) at all grades upto Chartered Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Good time management, Interest in building services


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Building Services Engineering or Similar (Grade Merit or above) 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 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


Niall Nanson

01332 387420

Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering senior 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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