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Building Services Design Engineer Apprentice - Electrical (SRC) Troup Bywaters + Anders

  • Employer Profile

    Troup Bywaters + Anders

  • Apprenticeship Type

    Engineering > Level 5-6

  • Positions

    1

  • Location

    127-131, Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 1SH

  • Salary

    £19,750

  • Start date

  • Location Type

    Office

Job Description


Purpose of Job

Fancy joining an award winning apprenticeship scheme?

As a building services design engineer (electrical) you will work within a team of experienced engineers and assist with the design of various installations found in buildings such as the lighting, power and security to bring buildings to life!

Imagine yourself in an amazing building. Take away the lighting, heating, ventilation, lifts, escalators, plumbing, power supply, energy systems and the security and safety systems... All that is left is a cold, dark, empty shell! Without building services design engineers these spaces would not be brought to life!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of simple calculations

  • General sizing calculations

  • Production of manual and CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings

  • Site visits

  • Site surveys

  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems

  • Ensuring designs meet required standards following our Integrated Management System

  • Keeping you’re your training log up to date and attending training/CPDs where appropriate

  • Supporting the administration of projects

  • Commit to supporting strategic TB+A sustainability policies and our internal environmental programme objectives

Training Programme Requirements

  • Commit to goals and objectives of a career development programme including attendance of in-house and external technical and non-technical training

  • Familiarise and learn about sustainable low energy initiatives and to share this with other members of your team and wider within the Partnership

The Apprenticeship

You will attend college 1 day per week to study for a foundation degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Southern Regional College.  In addition, you will develop your professional knowledge and experience within the workplace, to demonstrate the achievement of the required knowledge and behaviours which will lead to End Point Assessment to become an accredited with an engineering Professional Body at the end of your apprenticeship.

This is a permanent opportunity; the apprenticeship is just the start of your journey to ultimately achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. There will be opportunities to progress onto a Level 6 BEng (Hons) degree apprenticeship to continue academic progression and routes to Level 7 MEng / MSc.

Person Specification


Course Entrance Requirements - Essential

Meets the entrance requirements for the course associated with this opportunity - details below, but please verify with course provider for final requirements.

The over-riding consideration in admitting applicants to this course, is evidence that the learner is likely to be able to complete the course satisfactorily.

Attendance at Individual or Group Pre-Entry Advice Sessions (IPEAS and GPEAS) may be required. These interviews may take place either on campus, via telephone or video call (Microsoft teams) and will play an important role in place allocation.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 1st July 2024.

  • Applicants must have attained a minimum of 56 UCAS points achieved from a minimum of 1 A2 subject, (combinations of AS levels will not be accepted) or equivalent i.e., Subsidiary Diploma, Adult Access in Science.

  • Applicants must have attained at least 15 points at Level 2 or above (e.g. GCSE) or have alternative approved qualifications. In addition, applicants must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English Language. For entry to this programme, applicants should have attained a C grade in GCSE English language and a C grade in GCSE Maths (or equivalent). Students with Level 3 NVQ qualifications will be considered on their merits but may be required to undertake additional assessment in Maths and English before being accepted onto the course.

  • For those entering a Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA), employers may further enhance the entry criteria at their discretion. All applicants for HLAs will be interviewed by prospective employers to decide their suitability prior to being employed by a company. Each the applicant must secure employment with a Northern Ireland based company with a minimum contract of 21 hours. Entrance to HLAs is subject to meeting DfE Operational requirements.

  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria outlined above but have evidence of substantial knowledge or relevant industrial experience and skills, which has not been formally assessed, should refer to the College’s Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) Policy.

Please note that applicants progressing to higher education courses at Level 4 and above in the College or UK Universities may require a specific GCSE/ A-Level profile. In some cases, the Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy may not be a suitable alternative to a GCSE. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check each University’s progression requirements before enrolling on a course at the College.

Knowledge - Essential

  • Knowledge / experience of AutoCAD

  • Proven hands-on and demonstrable experience in a similar role

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Proficient and accurate typing

Knowledge - Desirable

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Knowledge of Revit

  • Experience within a building services design consultancy

Skills - Essential

  • Excellent team working and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to strict deadlines

  • Dealing competently with diverse enquiries and people

  • Dealing tactfully and diplomatically with confidential information

  • Good numeracy and literacy

  • Excellent oral communication with a professional phone manner

Attributes and Personal Characteristics - Essential

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

  • Organised

  • Willing to learn

  • Calm and unflustered when under pressure

  • Patient with good listening skills

  • Flexible attitude to work

  • Proactive team member

  • Works on own initiative

  • Approachable and personable

  • Commitment to maintaining high quality standards (good attention to detail)

  • Willing to travel to other offices when required

Attributes and Personal Characteristics - Desirable

  • Interest in Buildings and Architecture

  • Interest in sustainability in the built environment

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.

Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)Southern Regional College

Description

This new Higher Level Apprenticeship in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic) provides students with specialised knowledge and practical skills in the field of electrical and electronic engineering to equip them for a successful career within the industry. This three year course is designed to equip learners with the ability to understand, utilise and develop the skills needed whilst working in the electrical and electronic engineering industry. It builds transferable skills in communication, teamwork, and the ability to self-reflect.

You will study 80 credits per year over 3 years. Students are required to attend SRC Newry Campus during semester time, for one full day per week. The remaining 4 days will be based with an employer. Students are required to engage in independent study.

All staff delivering on this programme are highly experienced with an extensive level of skillset across all engineering disciplines.

Modules

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • CAD Techniques

  • Electrical & Electronic Fundamentals

  • Analogue Electronics

  • Professional Studies

  • Programming & Embedded Systems

  • Industrial Electronics

  • Digital Principles

  • Mechanical Fundamentals

  • BIT & Project Management

  • Work-Based Learning

Award

Foundation Degree

Validated By

Ulster University

Eligibility

18+ Fully Funded

Entry Criteria

The over-riding consideration in admitting applicants to this course, is evidence that the learner is likely to be able to complete the course satisfactorily.

Attendance at Individual or Group Pre-Entry Advice Sessions (IPEAS and GPEAS) may be required. These interviews may take place either on campus, via telephone or video call (Microsoft teams) and will play an important role in place allocation.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 1st July 2024.

  • Applicants must have attained a minimum of 56 UCAS points achieved from a minimum of 1 A2 subject, (combinations of AS levels will not be accepted) or equivalent i.e., Subsidiary Diploma, Adult Access in Science.

  • Applicants must have attained at least 15 points at Level 2 or above (e.g. GCSE) or have alternative approved qualifications. In addition, applicants must provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English Language. For entry to this programme, applicants should have attained a C grade in GCSE English language and a C grade in GCSE Maths (or equivalent). Students with Level 3 NVQ qualifications will be considered on their merits but may be required to undertake additional assessment in Maths and English before being accepted onto the course.

  • For those entering a Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA), employers may further enhance the entry criteria at their discretion. All applicants for HLAs will be interviewed by prospective employers to decide their suitability prior to being employed by a company. Each the applicant must secure employment with a Northern Ireland based company with a minimum contract of 21 hours. Entrance to HLAs is subject to meeting DfE Operational requirements.

  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria outlined above but have evidence of substantial knowledge or relevant industrial experience and skills, which has not been formally assessed, should refer to the College’s Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) Policy.

Please note that applicants progressing to higher education courses at Level 4 and above in the College or UK Universities may require a specific GCSE/ A-Level profile. In some cases, the Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy may not be a suitable alternative to a GCSE. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check each University’s progression requirements before enrolling on a course at the College.

To find out more about the application process for Higher Level Apprenticeships please see Information on Higher Level Apprenticeships.

Duration

3

Start Date

Wednesday 11 September 2024

End Date

Saturday 26 June 2027

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this course, learners may progress to the Level 6 Bachelor of Engineering Degree within the College.

This course will open up a range of career options within the Engineering industry. Such roles of interest may include:

  • Electrical Engineer

  • Electronics Engineer

  • Instrumentation Engineer

  • Power Systems Engineer

  • Project Engineer/Manager

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