Building Services Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship - Bristol WSP UK LIMITED

What if you could imagine a better future for us all and a better future for you? With us you can. Our community of over 9,000 employees design and deliver projects such as skyscrapers, train stations, carbon emission reduction and highways that help shape the environment. It inspires us to stay curious, act locally, and think internationally.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    This would be a permanent position working Monday - Friday. Times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a building services engineering apprentice, you will work on local and national projects with a team of experts.

Your tasks could include:

·       Assisting in the development of designs and production of drawings through different phases of building services design, and support with mechanical and electrical calculations.

·       Work with project leads processing information for existing plans, producing data sheets, data collection and analysis.

·       Supporting with reports and information for our clients.

The training you will be getting

  • You will attend College to study a Building Services apprenticeship and gain a Level 3 qualification.
  • Possible qualifications include;
    • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Building Services Engineering
    • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Building Services Engineering
    • EAL Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification
    • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
    • City and Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Qualification
  • Bespoke internal development programme to help you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviours to successfully achieve your apprenticeship, and support your career in Building Services.
  • You will have the support of your team, line manager, mentor and buddy as well as a dedicated early careers team.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will gain a Building Services apprenticeship with a Level 3 qualification.

As this is a permanent position, after gaining your level 3 qualification, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to continue professional development and the opportunity to pursue your further study and training goals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE including English, Maths, Science (Grade Level 5 or above) Essential

About the employer

As one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future. We engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We’ve been involved in many high-profile projects like The Shard, Crossrail, M1 Smart Motorway and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.




WSP - 3rd Floor Kings Orchard

Queen Street



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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

We have a three-stage application process, first you will complete a structured application form that will be reviewed by our team. If you are successful at that stage, you will move on to complete a Behavioural Based Assessment, in the form of a series of games and puzzles you will work through on your phone or computer. If you are successful at this stage, you will then move on to an interview or recruitment event with the team you would be working with.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2024