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Building Services Engineering for Construction

During the 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of construction occupations.

Summary

Level 3 qualification

2-year course

Includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

What you'll need before you start

There are no national entry requirements for starting a T Level. These are set by the individual college or school.

Following your GCSEs - or a similar level 2 qualification - T Levels could be right for you.

We recommend checking with your local T Level college or school.

What you’ll learn on this course

All students will develop a general understanding of construction, including:

  • health and safety
  • the science behind building design, surveying and planning
  • making accurate and appropriate measurements
  • construction methods
  • building regulations and standards
  • data management and information standards in construction
  • relationship management and customer service
  • how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts construction
  • digital engineering techniques
  • mathematical techniques to solve construction problems
  • construction design principles and processes
  • the construction industry and its role in the economy
  • sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
  • business, commerce and corporate social responsibility

They will also learn about topics specific to building services engineering, including:

  • building technology principles
  • building services engineering systems
  • maintenance principles
  • tools, equipment and materials

In addition to the core content, each student must choose one of the following specialisms:

  • electrical and electronic equipment engineering
  • electrotechnical engineering
  • gas engineering
  • protection systems engineering
  • plumbing and heating engineering
  • heating engineering and ventilation
  • refrigeration engineering and air conditioning engineering

What you can do with this T Level

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in areas such as electric installation and maintenance, plumbing or heating.

Speak to your careers adviser to find out more.

Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

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