Building Services BIM Apprentice CUNDALL LIMITED

This is a great opportunity for an aspiring Building Services Engineer to join our Birmingham office within the Building Information Modelling (BIM) team to learn what it takes to carry out the design of building services on some of the most exciting built environment projects in the UK and worldwide. You will gain a degree and progress throughout.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual pay reviews 23 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Pension

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Joining the Building Information Modeling (BIM) team you will:

  • Learn how to manage and coordinate the use of BIM throughout the design stages
  • Work closely with colleagues across our multi-disciplinary practice ensuring that BIM models are accurate, consistent, and up to date
  • Under the guidance of our team of experienced engineers, we’ll equip you with understanding BIM processes and standards so that you can support with training project team members on BIM software and workflows, and facilitating communication and collaboration between different disciplines
  • Also learn how to develop BIM Models effectively for other required as-built documentation such as COBie data or classification systems

As you develop your technical engineering skills with us on real-life projects, working four days of the week with one day-release to study for the appropriate academic qualifications at a local college/university.

Beyond your apprenticeship Cundall can offer you support towards achieving chartership status with CIBSE or IMechE, and in the long-term the opportunity for a truly rewarding and exciting career.

The training you will be getting

You will gain a Level 6 Building Services Design Engineering Degree with Coventry or Birmingham University. This is one day a week, day release. 

Based in our Birmingham office you will also be trained on software and modelling systems as well as receiving support from your team and Learning & Development. 

Functional skills if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once the apprenticeship has been completed you will be promoted to an Engineer grade level and take on further responsibilities as well as supporting new apprentices within the business to help gain mentoring/managerial skills.

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, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) (Grade A* - C) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Building Services Design Technician (Grade Level 3) Desired
Other UCAS Points (Grade 96 - 104 Points) Essential
Other HND (Grade Building Services/Engineering) Desired

About the employer

Established in the UK in 1976, Cundall is a global, independent, multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions across the built environment. Operating from 26 locations across the globe, our dedicated teams of over 1,000 consulting engineers and designer are empowered to act with flexibility and agility in delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions tailored to suit our clients’ individual needs. We are proud to be at the centre of pioneering design on some of the most exciting projects around the world. Cundall was founded with a commitment to sustainable design. In July 2023, Cundall publicly committed to achieving net zero carbon on all its projects by 2030. The pledge recognises the critical need for practical, science-led action to transition all buildings, infrastructure, and human settlements to net zero carbon as rapidly as possible.





15 Colmore Row


B3 2BH


Jude Brennan

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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 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

Employer's Application Instructions

Select the most preferred role and apply Submit CV and complete form Cundall will then be in touch with next steps

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

Apply now

Closing date: today