Building Services Apprenticeship

Qualification: Advanced
Level 3

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About the course

This apprenticeship is suitable for you if you want to start a career or develop your existing skills in Building Services. A Building Services apprenticeship will include assessing the environmental impact and risks connected to projects, discussing requirements with the client and colleagues, provide technical and functional support, and monitor and implement building services engineering projects.

Suitable job roles

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Projects Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer

 

 

What you will learn

Main duties will include:

  • Assessing environmental impact and risks
  • Client briefs and requirements
  • Technical and functional support
  • Monitor and implement building services engineering projects
Learning style

As an apprentice you can expect to undertake work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage. The apprenticeship will include an NVQ diploma, functional skills and knowledge based element or technical certificate.

 

Facilities
  • Heating & ventilation workshop
  • Electrical workshop
  • Welding workshop
  • CAD suite
  • Laboratories
  • Off-site surveying
  • Extensive research facilities

 

Entry requirements

A full assessment will take place to ensure you have the skills to complete the qualification. As this is an advanced apprenticeship, all applicants will require GCSEs at grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths (or equivalent), or can demonstrate through the assessment process that they will be able to achieve this. By completing a workplace audit the Apprenticeship Coordinator will be able to establish whether you are covering the right level of tasks in the workplace to support the criteria necessary for the on-site evidence.

Note - You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto an apprenticeship.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
12/09/17 3 years Main
Additional information

You will attend college one day a week to ensure you get the support you need to succeed. The rest of the training will take place in the workplace with in-house training by the employer and an assessor who will visit you on site.

Employer Information

Evidence of knowledge and competency can be obtained through: observations in the workplace, physical products of work, reports, plans, online assessments, correspondence, witness testimony, discussion and questioning.

Apprentices will also be assigned an Assessor, who will visit them every 12 weeks to ensure they are happy with their progress and on track to achieve.

Tom Campbell

Studied Construction & Built Environment at City College.

Now Building Services Engineer at Gary Jones Associates.

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