BRE Cranfield Construction Apprenticeship

Open to everyone

The Postgraduate Engineer Open Programme developed specifically to meet the demands of the construction industry will address the: knowledge, skills and behaviour requirements of the Postgraduate Engineer Degree Standard combining the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence (PgDip) with a range of other industry relevant courses to complete the competency requirements of the Apprenticeship.

Throughout the Apprenticeship, Cranfield will administer and monitor the portfolio and will organise the End Point Assessment for each Apprentice. All costs will be covered by the Apprenticeship Levy.

Developing your workforce The Postgraduate Engineer Apprenticeship is all about developing your engineers to be the leaders and managers of the future, helping to develop the skills and competencies required in these demanding sectors. The programme provides the opportunity to sponsor your early career employees; alternatively develop your current engineers, enhance their capability and put them on route to Chartered Engineer status. Who is it for? The course is ideally suited for companies large and small who want to accelerate the development and improve retention of their engineering management staff. All of these services will be funded from the Apprenticeship Levy for Levy paying companies and non Levy paying companies benefit from paying just 10% of the price of the programme. The funding band allocated to this course of £27,000 per apprentice per course. The programme is designed to support the organisation in achieving high quality capabilities as participants gain a blend of leading-edge engineering and management skills. The course has been developed in collaboration with industry and the Institute of Apprenticeships to meet the Level 7 Postgraduate Engineer Apprenticeship Standard Benefits to your learners Your early career professionals will benefit from a postgraduate qualification and personal development opportunity with one of the UK’s top postgraduate universities, specialising in technology and management.

The applied nature of the programme enables personalised, specific and organisationally aligned development. They will be equipped to: • Manage projects • Understand and manage budgets • Analyse business processes • Identify opportunities for innovation • Develop new products • Refine operations • Deliver improved results. The course also offers the potential to progress to a full MSc to achieve Chartered Engineer Status (not within the Apprenticeship Levy). Benefits to your organisation As an employer you will strengthen your engineering and management capabilities, improve retention and empower a network of individuals to work on projects relevant to your organisation with the support of a world-class university. This course is open to delegates from all companies and helps your staff form an invaluable network of industry contacts, along with encouraging teamwork, and bringing the latest thinking back to the workplace. This apprenticeship has been developed in collaboration with Building Research Establishment (BRE). The world leading multi-disciplinary building science centre. The course has been designed with the needs of the employer in mind, providing flexible study options. Over half of our students study part-time, so our staff are experienced in working around business demands.

Group Projects that advance your organisation’s engineering capability

Application of all learning relevant to your organisation

Alignment to your organisation development initiatives

Assessment by assignment focused on progressing your engineering capabilities

Management course in an engineering context

Flexible, interactive online delivery modes

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