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WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Think of yourself in a brand new building with all the mod cons. Maybe a new build home or an office block. Now take away the lighting, heating and ventilation, the plumbing, power supply, the security and safety systems. You are left in a cold, dark uninhabitable shell. Building Services Engineers really do “bring buildings to life”.

WHAT WILL I DO?

If you are enrolled on the Building Services (Plumbing) qualification, you will study installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems, above ground drainage, pipework (copper, plastic, low carbon steel) and plumbing science. If you are enrolled on the Building Services (Electrical) qualification, you will study wiring and terminals, fabrication techniques, and electrical science and technology.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

You could undertake one of the many Apprenticeships available in the building services industry, or study an HND or degree at university. Our qualifications can lead directly into employment, offering learners the chance to develop their skills and knowledge to a high competency standard.

Building Services (Electrical Installation) Level 1

Learn the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all building services practices. Includes health and safety requirements and the communication of building services information. It offers an extensive choice and flexibility for you to demonstrate your competence in a broad variety of building services activities.

Building Services (Plumbing) Level 1

Learn the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all building services practices. Includes health and safety requirements and the communication of building services information. It offers an extensive choice and flexibility for you to demonstrate your competence in a broad variety of building services activities.

Building Services (Plumbing) Level 2

The qualification covers many areas within Electro technical technology, units such as principles of electrical science, electrical installations technology and health and safety within Building Services industry. It offers an extensive choice and flexibility for learners to demonstrate competence in one or more of a broad variety of building services activities.

Electrical Installations Level 2

This programme is a practical, work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. It covers the basic underpinning knowledge and technical practical skills needed to be an Electrician. The programme provides a good foundation for future careers opportunities or progression on to a more advanced work-related qualification.

Electrical Installations – Level 3

This is as a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. It covers the basic underpinning knowledge and technical practical skills needed to be an Electrician. The programme provides a good foundation for future careers opportunities or progression on to a more advanced work-related qualification.

Electrical Maintenance Apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship will provide you with the skills and experience to work competently in the electrical industry whilst working towards the industry standard qualification. You'll work under the close supervision of an experienced employer, learning all aspects of the job while maintaining effective working relationships with other trades and customers.

Plumbing & Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship

Starting from 31 January 2021

You will learn to design and plan, select and install, commission and maintain plumbing and heating systems. Working as part of a team and managing workflow and projects skilfully, as well as dealing with customers is a vital part of the learning process. You will develop knowledge, skills and behaviours supporting accuracy, marking-out, cutting and bending skills, along with jointing in metal and plastic. Appliances and equipment covered include gas, oil and solid fuel boilers, pumps, bathroom furniture, control systems and aspects of above ground drainage and water supply. New technology including solar, thermal biomass and water recycling are also covered. 

T Level Electrotechnical Engineering

You will learn to understand and perform fundamental electrotechnical systems engineering processes and procedures. You will alsonhave the opportunity to plan, perform and evaluate your work whilst using a range of materials, methods and techniques.