Building services design technician apprenticeship

Support engineers, surveyors and architects on construction projects

A building services design technician apprenticeship provides assistance to engineers and other construction professionals in the development of cost-effective technical and sustainable design solutions involving the production of three-dimensional models, calculations, specifications, reports and drawings, taking into account, where appropriate, prefabrication techniques. As an apprentice, you’ll work with systems such as renewable technologies, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, drainage, lighting, power, controls and lifts. Buildings and infrastructure take on many forms, from newly built facilities to the refurbishment of premises for every sector of industry. You’ll work under supervision in a design consultancy, for a contractor, or with a manufacturing company.


Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and DT

Entry requirements for the building services design technician apprenticeship: Five GCSEs, including maths, English and science

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels at grades

Potential salary upon completion: £26,000 per annum

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