Professional Apprenticeship - Trainee Design Technician (Architecture)

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Professional Apprenticeship - Trainee Design Technician (Architecture) (0951)

Professional Apprenticeship – Trainee Design Technician (Architecture)

We're looking for bright and motivated school leavers who willbring energy,new ideasandafresh perspectiveto help usbecome the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.    

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  

Role Overview  

The Trainee Design Technician (Architecture) assists the Design Manager in reviewing design information to ensure that it is in line with the design management procedures for completeness and compliance with contractual obligations.  This including factors such as client requirements, health and safety, sustainability, buildability, technical compliance, programme and maintenance.  The Trainee Design Technician is a member of the Technical Function, which is there to ensure technical excellence, assurance and performance across all projects and opportunities from work winning and early engagement through to detailed delivery and post occupation. The role is aligned with our overall strategy to maximise DfMA, Digital Engineering, and Early Engagement. 

Location   

London and Liverpool   

Apprenticeship Level and Standard 

Construction Design and Build Technician Level 4 and moves on to the Level 6 (degree) in Design and Construction 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 or BTEC or Equivalent     

Recruitment Process  

 There are 5 stages to our Professional Apprenticeship Programme recruitment process:  

 STEP 1   

APPLY ONLINE   

Complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV and covering letter.   

 STEP 2   

CV SCREENING   

Your application will be reviewed against the requirements for the role you have applied for.   

 STEP 3   

ONLINE TESTING   

You will be invited to complete a series of psychometric tests tailored to the role you have applied for.    

 STEP 4   

VIDEO INTERVIEW    

Upon successful completion of online tests, you will be invited to a video interview.   

 STEP 5   

ASSESSMENT CENTRE   

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment.  

The safety of our people, and of our candidates is our priority and in the current climate, we may alter the format of our assessment centre; either replacing it with a virtual event or where it is safe to do so, and in line with government and health authority guidance, host a socially distanced, covid-secure day.  

Providing you are successful at the assessment centre, you will receive a written, formal offer of employment. This will be a provisional offer that is subject to your degree classification and successful background security and reference checks.  

  **The Professional Apprenticeship Programme will commence in September 2021**  

 We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

  

 


 
  • Title:
    Professional Apprenticeship - Trainee Design Technician (Architecture)
  • Location:
    zTo Be Confirmed
  • Employment type:
    Permanent
  • Job family:
    Design Management
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