Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Controls Engineer Apprenticeship Level 4

Developing building controls engineers to meet the global commitment to reduce energy consumption and increase efficiency through effective control of building plant.

Commercial buildings represent one of the largest capital expenses for businesses, and building owners and managers are constantly looking for ways to make the building more efficient and sustainable – and that is where Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) play a fundamental role.

Through real time control of the building’s plant such as HVAC, lighting and power systems, BEMS keep the building running efficiently, ensuring that all of the building services are integrated to operate in the most effective manner.

The challenge for the BEMS Controls Engineer is knowing how to achieve this level of efficiency. Building Controls is a fast growing market with numerous opportunities for skilled engineers and this Apprenticeship will address an industry wide shortage of BEMS Controls Engineers who will use the skills they learn today to keep the buildings of tomorrow running efficiently.

Qualifications Included

On successful completion of the programme, individuals will receive the following:

  • Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Controls Engineer Apprenticeship at level 4

  • Level 2 Functional Skills, English (if required)

  • Level 2 Functional Skills, Maths (if required)

On completion of specific Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) technical course modules individuals will receive the following:

  • Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Technical Certificate

  • Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Advanced Technical Certificate

Individuals will also be eligible to apply for an Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Building Controls card at Associate or Integrator Level (depending on level of experience).

Programme Delivery

This training programme will be delivered on the apprentice’s company site and through classroom and/or online learning sessions.

Duration of training

This training programme can take up to 36 months to complete.


To register your interest in this Apprenticeship please click the below button ‘Register Interest’ and complete the form.

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