Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3 - City of Wolverhampton College

Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3

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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

Entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by the employer, however a minimum of a Grade C/4 is required in Maths prior to enrolment. 

This apprenticeship supports digital engineers and specialists in completing complex tasks using digital engineering techniques. The apprentice will work toward occupational competence requirements set in by the knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs) of the apprenticeship standard, including:

  • Awareness of the structure of the construction industry and its respective sectors. Understanding of the institutions and how the construction industry serves the economy as a whole.
  • Understanding how to identify the level of quality required delivering a built asset throughout the lifecycle.
  • Understanding the importance of project planning and resourcing and be able to analyse different digital engineering (DE) techniques, such as simulation of construction logistics and progress.
  • The appropriate application of technology and the human to technology interfaces. Understanding the impact of sensory networks and the internet of things.
  • Preparing proposals for design briefs, recommendations, programmes and detailed design. Aware of the purpose of the digital environment and its role in design management.


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