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Digital Engineering Technician

Support digital engineers and specialists in completing complex tasks using digital engineering techniques.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer, but candidates will be expected to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs, including maths and English; or a level 2 apprenticeship.

What apprentices will learn
  • resources and time management
  • safe working practices
  • sustainability and environmental policies
  • prepare initial design briefs and detailed designs via a digital workflow
  • simple construction simulations and logistic planning using a digital workflow
  • engineering terminology
  • collaboration and effective team working
  • BTEC level 3 construction and the built environment
  • NVQ level 3 diploma in built environment design
  • apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to register as a technician or associate with one of the following professional institutions:

  • The Chartered Institute of Building as an associate construction manager (ACIOB)
  • The Institution of Civil Engineers as a civil engineering technician (EngTech TMICE)
  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as a technician surveyor (AssocRICS)
  • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers as a building services engineering technician (EngTech LCIBSE)
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology as an associate technician (AIET)
End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NOCN 0300 999 1177
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.