Vital Energi
Expires2 days

Building Services Apprentice (Craft Programme)

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

As a result of our continuing success and growth within the sustainable energy market we are welcoming applications for our Craft Apprenticeship Programme.

Reporting to the Department Manager/Supervisor you will:

  • Learn pipework fabrication and jointing techniques for industrial and commercial systems, including prefabricated and/or modularised components and distribution systems
  • Develop your welding skills on a wide range of materials working towards a class one standard
  • Carry out the installation of plumbing and heating systems including accurate measuring, marking, cutting, bending and jointing metallic and non-metallic pipework
  • Understand and apply electro fusion jointing techniques on our heat networks
  • Assist testing and commissioning activities on site
  • Carry out planned energy centre and residential accommodation maintenance with our O&M teams
  • Understand installation techniques for metering and billing solutions
  • Understand H&S requirements and how to comply with safe working practices

The person

  • Looking for a career within a construction/building services environment
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Passionate and take pride in your work


  • Good at problem solving
  • Focused with attention to detail
  • Able to travel and work away from home
  • Have five GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4/A*- C including maths (grade B/6) English and science or their equivalent.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of your Level 3 qualification its onwards and upwards as you progress towards your degree qualification in your chosen specialism with the full support of the Vital Team.


  • Competitive salary - £14,000 upon commencement of apprenticeship with regular reviews throughout your training/employment (N.b London weighting will apply where applicable)
  • Healthcare/EAP scheme
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • 33 day holiday including Bank Holidays
  • On-site gym and well-being facility at the head office
  • All tools/PPE/Uniform supplied for relevant roles


On our three year Craft Programme you will study a Level 3 Building Services Engineering Craftsperson qualification which will be delivered at our VE Training Centre.

Training provider : Liverpool Community College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The City of Liverpool College

The apprenticeship programme involves attending College premises for tutorial sessions to gain the Level 3 Heating and Ventilating Craftsperson qualification. Functional skills if required.

Additional job details

 · Head Office – Blackburn – BB1 2LD; Scotland Office - ML4 3PR; London Office – EC1N 2LE

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 19 May 2021

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires2 days

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