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Apprenticeship Opportunities – Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship: Leeds

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    8 June 2023
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Interested In This Role?

Please be aware that we can only accept one application during each recruitment period, so please only apply for the position that suits you best. If you decide to apply for a different role, please withdraw your first application before submitting the new one.  


We are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the apprenticeship opportunity without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.     


Launch your career with Arup:    

Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.  

From your first day you'll join a welcoming community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients.   


Our Level 4 Advanced Apprenticeships: 

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for industry-recognised qualifications whilst earning a competitive salary. As an apprentice, you will study with a training provider, such as a college, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. Your study pattern could be day or block release, or via distance learning, depending on the course that you enrol on. A dedicated mentor will guide you through your personal and professional development. Level 4 Advanced Apprenticeships have a typical duration of three years, during which you will attain both a professional and academic qualification to further your career. Our apprentices are employed on a permanent basis, so you'll continue to progress with Arup once you've completed your course.  


What we're looking for:     

We're looking for apprentices that are curious about the built and natural environment and are committed to their personal development.  We'll teach you the skills and technical knowledge that you need for a rewarding career in design and professional services, where you'll be part of a collaborative team that delivers excellence for our clients. 


You should be available to start this opportunity no later than September 2023.   


Information Management Apprenticeship - Leeds 

As an Apprentice at Arup you will develop as a BIM specialist within the Building Services Design Team.  
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the Digital Process used to develop our technical project designs, creating 3D models, working with building engineering data, all whilst collaborating with a team of Arup Engineers and Technicians.  
The BIM Team are fundamental to the technical delivery of our project where you will develop your understanding of the following areas:   

  • Awareness of Building Services Design fundamentals through experience delivering projects  
  • Use of 3D modelling software / tools to design and co-ordinate mechanical, electrical and public health services such as Revit, BIM 360 and Revizto. 
  • Development of Building Services models and information to support the BIM delivery of projects in line with industry standards - ISO 19650  
  • Use of cloud-based digital collaboration tools to assist the BIM and Information Management process, such as Common Data Environments and BIM Collaboration Tools  
  • Receiving, validating, managing and storing information, both digital and hard copy throughout all stages of a project or asset 
  • Delivering effective control of all digital and hard copy information recorded in the scope of a project 
  • Distributing information accurately and securely to required internal and external recipients within a project team 
  • Ensuring the security, including cyber security of all information disseminated and stored 
  • Supporting compliance with information management protocols and procedures and address any non-compliance 
  • Collaborating with IT to ensure the simplification of systems and work methods that are fit for purpose and efficient 
  • Supporting continuous quality improvement for the safe and secure management of project information 
  • Closing projects and handing over information to the client in a manner that supports the future management of the asset, in line with project timescales and quality requirements 
  • Awareness of Asset Management and its implications on projects 
  • Awareness of Risk Management theory and practice  


These skills will be developed through practical on-the-job training whilst working with experienced BIM practitioners across the business. You will also have a curriculum of formal training material to support the development of your Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours.  You will be assigned a mentor within your team who you will work and liaise closely with you in your day-to-day work.  


We are looking for candidates with five or more GCSEs and a minimum of 3 A Levels at grade C or above, or a level 3 apprenticeship or other relevant qualification  


What we offer you:     

Beyond a great salary and stimulating work, Arup offers a range of additional benefits to its people.  As a membership organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme. Our people also have access to a range of broader wellbeing benefits.     

You'll have access to lots of learning opportunities including a structured Welcome Programme and ongoing development through Arup University.     

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to utilise your skills to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in the communities in which we live and work through Arup's Community Engagement programme.     


Next steps:       

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. You will be asked for your role preference as part of this form. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Our assessment centres for this opportunity will take place from February 2023.      


Different people, shared values:    

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.    

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.   

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.    


Learn how our Work Unbound initiative is giving all our members greater flexibility in deciding how and where they work.     



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