Digital Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

London Design & Engineering UTC
  • Info on Application
  • 36 Months
  • Apprenticeship
  • London

Details of standard

1. Occupation
The occupation covered by this standard is associated with the built environment where an apprentice will perform the role of Digital Engineering Technician.

2. Occupational profile
The role is to produce detailed solutions to achieve the optimum performance of built environment 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 life cycle of the asset
adherence to the standards and regulation of digital information

3. Duration
Typically 36 months

4. Entry requirements
The typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths and English; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship. Employers have their own specific entry requirements.

5. Qualifications
The following qualifications will be gained:

English and Maths will be required to be demonstrated at Level 2;
BTEC Level 3 Construction and the Built Environment;
NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Built Environment Design.

6. Progression and Professional Registration/Membership
Progression from the Level 3 Apprenticeship could lead to Construction Design Manager, Construction Quantity Surveyor, Construction Site Manager, and Civil Engineering Site Manager. This standard has been designed to deliver sufficient competence, underpinning knowledge and understanding in the identified job role to allow apprentices to meet the requirements of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) or other industry affiliated schemes.

London Design & Engineering UTC

Docklands Campus,

15 University Way,


E16 2RD,

Tel: 0203 019 7333