On completion, a Design and Construction Management Degree Apprentice will be able to use the knowledge, skills and behaviours developed to lead, manage, and coordinate activities within the design and/or construction environment for building and infrastructure projects. Acting as the pivotal link between designers (i.e. architects, engineers) construction teams and project stakeholders. They will have a fundamental understanding of both construction and architectural principles/ practices and will be able to demonstrate discipline skills commensurate with their employed job role. Typically, skills will include Design Development, specifications and information management, project management, value management, and maintenance of safety/regulatory standards. They will also demonstrate good communication and team skills and the ability to communicate in a variety of forms to all levels within an organization.
As a Design and Construction Management degree apprentice, you will complete the following:
- BSc (Hons) ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY
- Day release delivery of degree with rest of time on the job learning (flexible to employer requirements)
- Membership of the CIAT
- Inquiry-led constructive learning and technology-based assessment
- Nuclear behavioural culture, safety and security
- Employer focused contextual content
As a Design and Construction Management Degree Apprentice, you will learn design, technical and management skills, and how to apply scientific principles and practical knowledge in constructing buildings to meet building performance criteria. You will gain a sound understanding of advanced computer technology in 3D Computer Aided Design and visualisation. As well as knowledge in the production of design details, and of administering contracts and projects to fulfill client and current regulatory needs.
You will then undertake focused professional engineering placements involving industrial areas such as explosive processing buildings, infrastructure, utilities and nuclear installations. You will gain an appreciation of the additional challenges and safety requirements of providing engineering services in such an environment throughout the engineering lifecycle (Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operations).
Following completion of your placements and subject to the business need and your career aspirations, your final role placement will be selected, and you will complete your training as a professional engineer in this area.
This role may appeal to you if you enjoy:
- Building or making things
- Solving problems in different ways
- Interest in learning / improving practical applications
- Applying engineering principles into real life scenarios
Duration of training: 3 years + End Point Assessment (EPA) to professional qualification
Location: You will be based at Aldermaston (close to Reading)
What we offer:
- A starting salary of £20,000. This increases annually with second year salary being £22,500
- A market leading contributory pension scheme
- Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours per year) and excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight. This means that every other Friday you won’t be required to work!
- Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
- Access to employee discounts portal – for everyday savings on retail, hospitality and leisure
Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field whilst helping us to continue to deliver national nuclear security, threat reduction and counter-terrorism solutions.
NOTE: If you currently hold a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or similar, you should consider applying for a Degree level apprenticeship.
The next wave of role closures will occur on 28th January or until the role is filled, apply now for the best chance of success.