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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

For candidates interested in working towards becoming a qualified plumber. This qualification will provide you with the basic hand skills and knowledge through studying the structure of the construction industry, fundamental safe working practices, environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings, site preparation for working in the construction industry, above ground drainage, copper pipework, plastic pressure pipe, low carbon steel pipework, installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems and plumbing science.

Building Services (Plumbing) Level 2

For candidates who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers but enables them to gain the relevant hand skills and knowledge through studying Health and safety, Electrical principles, Scientific principles, Plumbing processes, Cold water systems, Hot water systems, Sanitation, Central heating systems and Drainage systems.

Building Services (Plumbing) Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating APL

If you want to work as a plumber in the building services engineering sector this course is ideal. This qualification will enable you to become a qualified domestic plumber.

Electrical Installation 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.

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.

T Level Electrotechnical Engineering

T Levels are designed to deliver world-class technical education and give you a new choice after GCSEs. The Construction T level has been designed with leading businesses and employers in the construction industry and gives you:

  • A thorough understanding of concepts and theories of the construction industry.
  • The opportunity to solve real life problems in the construction industry.
  • Valuable experience of learning from the experts through working side by side with those in the construction industry on your industry placement so that you have the chance to learn what this career is like in the real world while you continue your studies.
  • Specialist knowledge and skills of electrical and electronic systems engineering.