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Building energy management systems apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the building energy management systems sector.

Building energy management systems are computer-based control systems installed in buildings that control and monitor the building’s mechanical and electrical equipment.

Training opportunities

As an apprentice, you will work under the close supervision of a class teacher. Your duties will vary depending on how the teachers you work with plan their lessons. In this apprenticeships sector you could expect to learn about:

  • ventilation
  • lighting
  • power systems
  • fire systems
  • security systems

Types of apprenticeships

There are 3 types of building energy management systems apprenticeships.

You could train in roles like:

Building energy management systems commissioning technician.

Responsible for commissioning of building energy management systems in accordance with a particular design and specification to ensure the system functions after installation.

Building energy management systems installation technician.

Responsible for ensuring the building energy management system is installed safely and in a technically correct and efficient manner.

Building energy management systems maintenance technician.

Responsible for looking after the servicing of building energy management systems and ensuring they continue to operate in a safe, technically correct and efficient manner.