About this apprenticeship
The Building Services Engineer (Heating and Ventilating) Installer apprenticeship is for heating and ventilating installers working in industrial and commercial roles within industry installers.
You would learn how to install components of large scale industrial and commercial systems such as heating, chilled water, hot water and cold water, used for heating workplaces such as office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals.
Typical job roles
- Heating and Ventilation Engineer
- Heating and Ventilation Maintenance Engineer
- Heating and Ventilation Fitter
- Heating Service and Maintenance Engineer
- Ventilation Services Engineer
What you will learn
Installers have a basic knowledge of the systems and how the components within systems relate to each other.
- Plan allocated work tasks to install system components
- Undertake allocated work tasks in testing system components
- Assist in pre-commission testing
- Undertake allocated work tasks in de-commissioning
As an apprentice you can expect to undertake work based learning with an employer and to be paid a wage.
This apprenticeship should take 24 months to complete.
There are no formal entry requirements but each employer might state their own requirements. You will also be required to have completed your exams in level 2 English and maths and level 1 in IT prior to the completion of your apprenticeship.
You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto an apprenticeship.
Dates, times & fees
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You will attend college two days a week in year 1 and one day a week in year 2 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.
Each apprenticeship needs to include 20% off-the-job training. This must amount to 20% of the apprentice’s contracted employment hours across the whole apprenticeship. Off-the-job training is learning undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of the apprenticeship.
End Point Assessment
Each apprentice will need an End Point Assessment (EPA) at the end of their apprenticeship. It measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours each apprentice has developed. Employers will decide when the apprentice is ready to be assessed.