2024 Professional Apprenticeship - DfMA/MMC Building Services Trainee

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2024 Professional Apprenticeship - DfMA/MMC Building Services Trainee (4306)

Professional Apprenticeship – DfMA / MMC Building Services Trainee  

We're looking for bright and motivated school leavers who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognized leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.    

 Role Overview  

A DfMA Building Services Professional Apprentice assists in the engineering and management of mechanical, electrical, and public health (MEP) pre-fabrication / modularisation of installations throughout the lifecycle of construction projects. As part of the Technical Function, successful candidates will sit in the MEICA (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Communication, Automation) division supporting our DfMA solutions across our building services projects. 

Experience will be obtained across the MEP disciplines initially, before specialising in either mechanical, electrical, or public health engineering in addition to obtaining experience within structural engineering to facilitate prefabrication / modularisation of building services. 

DfMA Building Services Professional Apprentices help to ensure technical excellence and the safe and effective delivery of projects through design, procurement, technical appraisal, installation, commissioning, and handover stages. 

Off-site manufacturing solutions, Digital Engineering methods and sustainable technologies are at the forefront of how we deliver projects and DfMA Building Services Engineers are key to help drive this for MEP works. 


Opportunities in the North, the Midlands and South of England 

 Apprenticeship Level and Standard 

This apprenticeship starts at Level 4 Building Services Engineering Senior Technician then moves onto a Level 6 Building Service Engineering Site Management. 

Apprenticeship Provider  

Laing O'Rourke collaborate with trusted and approved training providers (Universities) for our apprenticeship delivery. Successful candidates will be required to make an application to our preferred provider for the apprenticeship route you have chosen.  

Entry Grades 

5 GCSEs - preferably grades 7-4 in Maths, English and Science  

3 A-levels must include Maths or Physics or BTEC or Equivalent     

The Laing O'Rourke Professional Apprenticeship Programme - what can you expect?  

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.   

  Our programme will provide a fully funded day or block release Level 4 (HNC) and/or Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship in your chosen vocation, while working as a full time Laing O'Rourke employee. It will also include a series of bespoke development modules, and technical training opportunities, strategically placed to support you at key stages of your apprenticeship journey. During the programme you will work across a range of projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your occupational competency and will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship and professional accreditation.  

 Entry requirements  

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:   

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit     
  • Entry grades will be listed within each job description, and they will differ from role to role    
  • To qualify for this Programme, you will need to have a minimum of three A-Levels/or equivalent    


 **The Professional Apprenticeship Programme will commence in September 2024**  








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