Digital engineering technician

Digital engineering technician

“A digital engineering technician completes complex tasks using digital engineering techniques such as virtualisation and simulation of design, construction and management of assets”

As a digital engineering technician, you’ll produce detailed solutions to achieve the optimum performance of built environment projects, using digital models and presentations. You’ll learn to use software, sketches and electronic visualisations to support digital engineers or other functional specialists to complete complex tasks. The digital techniques that you develop knowledge of and expertise in include: virtualisation and simulation; digital measurement; communication of complex engineering principles to stakeholders digitally; integration of construction data and information; and adherence to the standards and regulation of digital information. You could progress onto a construction design manager, construction quantity surveyor, construction site manager or civil engineering site manager role.

Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: Arts, DT and ICT]

Entry requirements: Five GCSEs, including maths and English, or a level 2 apprenticeship

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £22,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk