Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Apprentice (Ref ARD-0001-24) TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIPS IN CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

A local engineering consultancy are seeking an apprentice design & draughtsperson to join their team covering commercial, domestic and industrial engineering solutions. The workload offers great variety, as we deliver structural surveys, inspections, due-diligence and alterations to existing buildings.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will be supported in undertaking the following duties:

  • To support the structures team on designated projects with the delivery of high quality solutions across a variety of sectors for clients and project stakeholders.
  • Assisting in the preparation of site plans, drawings and conceptual site models using AutoCAD, Revit and other design software.
  • Co-ordinating the detailed design drawings and preparing specifications for tender and construction purposes.
  • Assisting with the production and issuing of project documentation and reports.
  • Working to company project controls, guidelines and procedures through compliance with other relevant Safety & Environmental legislation.
  • Understand the required programme, co-ordination, communication and Geosciences involvement within projects to ensure satisfactory delivery of a project.
  • Collaborate with design teams both internally and externally to deliver structural design solutions to agreed
    timescales and budgets.
  • Present designs and concepts to key clients and shape the direction of the project.
  • Visiting sites during the Construction phase to monitor progress and provide advice to Contractors.

All of the above will be supported by the company director. You will not be expected to do anything independantly until you're confident doing so.

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will be working towards the Level 3 Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Standard qualification.
  • The apprenticeship will be delivered using a ‘hybrid learning’ approach, incorporating face-to-face; work-based assessment and learning support sessions, along with timetabled tutor led live e-tutorials (accessed using MS Teams Education).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression towards TMIStructE/ TMICE Technician membership

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Training & Apprenticeships in Construction Ltd (TrAC) is a DfE approved Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency who will employ you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that you will be placed with a host employer but you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship but TrAC will employ you throughout, as well as continuing to support you into employment or further learning at the end of your apprenticeship.




New North Road



NR17 2BJ

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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

Engineering design and draughtsperson

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jul 2024