Our academy

Waldeck is committed to the education, training and development of school leavers and students who are looking to build a career within engineering, digital design and digital reality capture.

The Waldeck BIM Academy was launched in summer 2012, and has seen many successes from school leavers entering the on-going programme, and then establishing careers within our national network of offices.

Our programme

The BIM Academy comprises of a unique 12-week induction programme with a combination of tailored classroom training led by one of our Lead BIM Consultants and live project work assisting candidates in getting the right training and personal development they need so that they can be successful in their work and career ambitions both inside and outside of the company.

This is then followed by a two year programme through local colleges where students are supported to complete their BTEC National Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering (Level 3).

Waldeck is accredited with The Investors in Education Award for our commitment to providing education and development opportunities to students and apprentices, candidates of the BIM Academy are given the opportunity to gain the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) Engineering Technician qualification upon completion of their BTEC National Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering (Level 3).

Waldeck is officially accredited with The Investors in Education Award for its commitment to providing education and development opportunities to students, students will also gain the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) Engineering Technician qualification upon completion of their training. The BIM Academy offers:

  • A 12-week programme designed for apprentices and school leavers
  • A combination of classroom training, one-to-one mentoring and on-the-job training to become a fully qualified BIM Technician
  • The achievement of BTEC National Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering (Level 3)
  • Attractive pay and benefits package including learning support
  • On-going employment opportunities on completion of the BIM Academy programme into the existing BIM team or other relevant positions within the business
  • On-going development and education opportunities

Candidates

We are looking for people to join our BIM Academy, who have:

  • A passion for Engineering, Digital Design and Digital Capture
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop
  • Drive and determination
  • A well organised and proactive attitude
  • (Or expect to achieve) 4 GCSE’s, grade C or above including Maths, English and Science

Apply Now

If you are interested in joining our next BIM Academy cohort, please contact our Resourcing Team on 08450 990285.


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I started at Waldeck with no experience within the industry. But with a combination of training, live project work, external courses, and the support of experienced staff members I have learnt the key skills and knowledge required to progress in my chosen career and become a valuable asset to Waldeck.