This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in areas such as electric installation and maintenance, plumbing or heating. The T Level s designed for post-16 students and is an ideal qualification if you are intending to progress directly to employment within the building services industry, a building services apprenticeship or if you wish to further your studies at higher education level.
A career in Building Services Engineering could be the right pathway for you if you want to be involved in technological development. Building services engineers work with and design intelligent building services systems; lighting, heating, cooling, energy management, fire systems, HVAC, control systems, building management systems (BMS). If you are passionate about help ing to stop climate change, building services engineers can design and implement greener systems and processes and help people to live a more sustainable life.
If you like design work and to consult for others or you like to get out and about working with people and communities rather than being based in an office, you could also progress to a role with contractors or facilities/property management companies.
You must achieve GCSE grades 5 or above in English Language, Maths and Science.
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Teaching will include classroom, workshop, project activities and a minimum of 45 days industry placement.
In terms of assessment, students must complete the following:
- Two externally set tests covering knowledge from the building services engineering core content
- One employer set project covering knowledge and skills from the building services engineering core
- One practical assignment made up of a number of tasks covering the knowledge and skills from the chosen occupational specialisms
You will require an understanding of Math's and English and should achieve a minimum of grade 4 at GCSE.
You will complete a mandatory industry placement during your two years of study. The placement will be around 45 days where you will be given the opportunity work with an employer and develop career ready skills whilst you study.
You will complete a minimum of 45 days industry placement and participate in employer set projects.
This is a full-time course delivered over 2 years, including an industry placement.
Full-time course delivered over 2 years. Your timetable will be confirmed at the start of term.
T Levels are a new level 3 qualification, which are the equivalent to achieving 3 A Levels and will be worth UCAS points.
For example, a T Level Distinction* is worth the same as 3 A-Levels at A*.
They will be recognised by universities and other education providers for students who wish to further their studies.
To achieve the Level 3 Construction T Level, Building Services Engineering students must achieve the building services engineering core content, plus one of the following occupational specialisms:
- Electrotechnical Engineering
City and Guilds
You could progress to higher education or gain employment in the construction sector.
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