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Building Services Engineer Bennett Freehill

  • Employer Profile

    Bennett Freehill

  • Apprenticeship Type

    Construction (Building Services) > Level 4

  • Positions

    1

  • Location

    380c, Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2NF

  • Salary

    £18,000

  • Start date

  • Location Type

    Office

Job Description


Responsibilities:

  • To adhere to the design process and undertake electrical engineering design activities relating to the project

  • To fulfil the Practice’s overall objective in producing first class engineering on time and on budget

  • To have thorough knowledge of, and comply with, company procedures and standards


Qualities and Skills involved in the role:

  • Ability to use initiative in response to demands of project

  • Able to negotiate and communicate well in graphical, written or verbal forms including ability to listen and to understand others

  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions

  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and a proven commitment to independent, lifelong learning

  • Self-organized and motivated `

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team

  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure

 

Benefits:

  • Paid training and career development: we work with you to reach your career goals.

  • Flexible working environment: we operate on a Flexitime policy meaning you can work the hours that suit your lifestyle, work from home 2 days a week and finish at 1pm on a Friday

  • Healthcare benefits.

  • 34 days holiday

  • Competitive employer pension scheme

  • Sports, social and wellbeing committee that organise fully funded events in and outside of work: so far this has included cooking classes, nights out, prison island, mini golf, axe throwing and much more

  • Employee wellbeing scheme

Person Specification


The successful candidate will:

  • Have interest or experience in an Engineering role within Building Services

  • Be working towards a Foundation degree apprenticeship (Level 5) in Building Services.

  • Have knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Packages

  • Be able to communicate effectively along with the ability to take ownership, work to deadlines and show initiative.

  • Have Maths GCSEs and A levels.

  • Have good attention to detail.

Applicable courses

Whilst you are applying to an employer through Workplus you must apply directly to the training providers to secure your place on the apprenticeship course.

Building Services Engineering (HVAC)South Eastern Regional College

Description

This Higher Level Apprenticeship is designed to help students secure the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace. They represent the latest in professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop skills for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief.

Modules

This Higher Level Apprenticeship is designed to help students secure the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace. They represent the latest in professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop skills for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief.

Modules Studied:

Core Units:

  • Individual Project

  • Construction Technology

  • Science & Materials

  • Construction Practice & Management

Specialist Units

  • Mathematics for Construction

  • Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation

  • Principles of Ventilation & Air-conditioning Design & Installation  

Optional Units

  • Principles of Alternative Energy 

This programme is delivered using a range of on-campus and online synchronous and asynchronous approaches.   

Assessment:

  • Students are assessed using a range of different methods. These include tests, coursework, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies. This is dependent on the requirements of each unit of study. Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance. 

Award

HNC in Construction & the Built Environment (Building Services)

Validated By

Pearson BTEC

Eligibility

16+ fully funded

Entry Criteria

General Entry Requirements

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy 

 UCAS

  • A minimum of 48 UCAS points including: Two A Levels at A2 OR Level 3 National Diploma

Access Diploma

  • Access Diploma in Foundation Studies with an overall average of 50%+ 

English Language Requirements for International students:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

  • IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills)

  • PTE 51 Or an approved equivalent test in English

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English

  • Successful completion of a Level 3 Vocational Programme with assessments completed in English Language

  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)

  • ESOL Level 2 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) 

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section 

Duration

2

Start Date

Monday 09 September 2024

End Date

Wednesday 30 September 2026

Progression Pathway

Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply to a variety of jobs within the construction industry such as a CAD Technician, Site Engineer or Site Manager.  

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