What opportunities will this course give me?

Progression from the Level 3 Apprenticeship could lead to higher level study and into roles such as Construction Design Manager, Construction Quantity Surveyor, Construction Site Manager, and Civil Engineering Site Manager.

What will I be learning?

Digital Engineering Technicians assist with projects via digital models and presentations using software, sketches and electronic visualisations. The apprentices will typically support Digital Engineers or other functional specialists in completing complex tasks using digital engineering techniques, specifically:

• virtualisation and simulation of design, construction and management of assets.
• digital measurement of design, production and management of assets.
• communication of complex engineering principles to stakeholders digitally.
• integration of construction data and information throughout the whole lifecycle of the asset.
• adherence to the standards and regulation of digital information.

Why is this course for me?

The apprenticeship standard covers the core skills, knowledge and behaviours to demonstrate competency of a Digital Engineering Technician and covers key requirements to include:

• Health & Safety
• Sustainability
• Engineering
• Commercial & Financial
• Design
• Technology & Innovation
• Planning
• Quality

Apprentices will develop through on and off-the-job learning and are expected to attend Eastleigh College on a day release basis and on successful completion of an end point will achieve:

• BTEC Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment
• NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Built Environment Design

Additionally, unless exempt on entry, apprentices will be required to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths prior to undertaking end point assessment.

The typical duration of this apprenticeship is expected to be 36 months.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Officer

What do I need to sign up?

Entry is subject to interview and assessment and you will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you will need to have 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher, including English & Maths or be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English& Maths.

*please call Eastleigh College Apprenticeship Services on 023 8091 1226 to discuss.

Is there anything else I need to know?

This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve Technician/Associate status through a number professional institutions.

Due to the current national reform of apprenticeships, the information detailed for this framework was correct at the time it was sent to print. For September 2018, all apprenticeships will be delivered as a standard and details of these will be updated on our website as soon as the information is released. Please visit www.eastleigh.ac.uk for up-to-date course information or to discuss further, please contact the Apprenticeship Experts on 02380 911226.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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