Building Services Technical Apprenticeship - Level 3
Building Design Partnership
5d ago


Building Services Technical Apprenticeship - Level 3

Vacancy type Current vacancies Profession Building Services Engineering Location London Description

Would you like to get paid for gaining qualifications and learning on the job? And would you enjoy solving problems and have the opportunity to work on various award winning projects?

If the answer is yes’ then come and join BDP as an apprentice and get your career off to the best start possible.

About our Apprenticeship

As a Building Services Technical Apprentice you will work within a team of engineers and other professionals such as acoustics, lighting and sustainability assisting in the design of various installations found in buildings.

These typically include systems such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, drainage, lighting, power, controls and lifts, to deliver buildings which meet the needs of the people that use them.

Buildings take on many forms from newly built facilities to the refurbishment of historic premises for every sector including healthcare (hospitals), education (schools, colleges, universities), workplace (offices), retail (shopping outlets) and leisure (hotels) both in the UK and internationally.

During your apprenticeship at BDP no two days will ever be the same as you study. Spending one day a week at the College Of North West London, you’ll study towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Building Services.

Not only will you learn in the classroom, you’ll also enjoy being part of our interdisciplinary team as you get involved with all kinds of projects and learn something new every day.

Including but not exclusive to :

  • Working as part of the building services team within our London office, each apprentice will have opportunities to learn about mechanical, electrical and public health design as well as wider issues such as sustainability
  • The successful applicants will work as part of our design team, our current projects cover a wide range of building types such as offices, schools, hospitals and lab buildings
  • Alongside their training at college, they will be taught how to use computer modelling packages, attend in-house training sessions and go out to visit construction sites
  • Our environmental design group house building services, mechanical, electrical, public health and infrastructure engineers, specialist lighting designers, acoustic and sustainability consultants, BREEAM assessors and building physicists.

    Subject to your progress, there may be an opportunity to go on to further study to enable you to be qualified to degree level and achieve either Incorporated or Chartered Engineering (IEng or CEng) status.

    Qualifications Required :

    5 GCSE grades 5 and above, including Maths, Physics and IT or equivalent

    You will :

  • be competent in the use of IT with good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • be able to communicate in written English to a good standard
  • have excellent communication skills and be able to work well in a team
  • be able to manage your own time and have a simple understanding of prioritisation
  • be able to produce neat and accurate work
  • Personal Qualities : -

    You will :

  • be reliable, punctual and have a positive attitude to learning and your own development
  • be creative and practical
  • be able to think in a methodical way
  • have a general interest in the built environment and a career in the construction industry
  • About Our Company

    BDP designs and creates inspiring places for people. Our architects, engineers, designers and masterplanners work from studios throughout the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Middle East, India and China.

    Founded in 1961, BDP is now one of the best known interdisciplinary practices in the world and has won over 1000 awards for design quality.

    We collaborate with our clients to realise their aspirations, placing the user at the heart of the design process to create places and spaces that energies and nurture the people who use them.

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