Public Health Engineering Apprentice HDR Consulting Limited

As a Public Health Engineering Apprentice, you will be part of an organisation that is 100-percent employee owned, that supports and creates many opportunities for you to advance, succeed and fulfil your career aspirations in the built environment.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    All apprentices will receive company benefits including: - season ticket loan - income protection - cycle to work - gym discounts - private health care - pension scheme - life insurance - professional membership payments

  • Working week

    The working hours will be 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday full time when not attending university during term time. Apprentices will attend university one day a week during term time.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist experienced engineers in the design process in order to gain a detailed working knowledge of all parts of the industry
  • Assist Senior Engineers with detailed design tasks and drawing production
  • Develop an understanding of the different building materials and techniques employed in design
  • Carry out detailed design calculations and develop a full understanding of computer design packages
  • Maintain a Continuing Professional Development diary to assist in obtaining appropriate qualifications
  • Learn and understand design techniques and develop awareness of other design disciplines
  • Maintain a training log on a daily basis, recording achievements and experience

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will complete the Building Services Engineering degree apprenticeship with London Southbank University on day release for approx 4.5 years. The apprentice will be based at our London Blackfriars office attending university at the campus located near Elephant and Castle. 

Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We would expect all apprentices to stay with the buisness and become fully fledged design engineers - we would like our apprentices to work through our Careers Plus apprenticeship programme and become part of the sucession plan for HDR in the UK. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Sciences (Grade 3) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

The role is primarily office based with occasional site visits.

About the employer

At HDR, we specialise in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.


HDR Consulting Limited


240 Blackfriars Road




Francesca Scull


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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

All applications must go through the online careers site.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2024