Digital Engineering Technician | Pearson qualifications

New apprenticeships Digital Engineering Technician

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About this role

This apprenticeship will typically last 36 months. Digital engineering technicians optimise the performance of built environment projects using digital models and software, sketches and electronic visualisations.

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The apprentices will typically support digital engineers or other functional specialists in completing complex tasks using digital engineering techniques, specifically:

  • Virtualisation and simulation of design, construction and management of assets
  • Digital measurement of design, production and management of assets
  • Communication of complex engineering principles to stakeholders digitally
  • Integration of construction data and information throughout the whole lifecycle of the asset
  • Adherence to the standards and regulation of digital information.



We provide a clear learning programme to take apprentices from entry through to the gateway for end-point assessment.

You can use our on-programme offer regardless of whether you are using Pearson as your end-point assessment organisation or not.


There are mandatory qualifications for this standard.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Built Environment Design

In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve:

  • Minimum of Level 2 English
  • Minimum of Level 2 maths

As both a vocational and academic awarding organisation, we can offer a wide range of English and maths qualifications in line with your standards’ requirements from Functional Skills through to GCSEs.

Learning resources

English and maths resources
We have a wide range of resources and useful tools to complement your programme, including assessment tools, podcasts and training events.

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