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T Level Technical Qualification in Building Services Engineering for Construction (Level 3) — Full-time

Course outline

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

A T Level is a nationally-recognised qualification that is worth the same number of UCAS points as 3 A levels and is accepted by universities. During the 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of construction occupations. It also includes a minimum of 9 weeks working with an employer on an industry placement.

You 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

You 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, you 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

This course will be taught at our Highfields campus where you’ll have access to our industry standard construction equipment and workshops.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2RU

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C042133 / Q042134

Qualification

City & Guilds T level Technical Qualification in Building Services Engineering for Construction

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs including English Language, Science and Maths at grade 5.

Teaching & assessment

The formal assessments of this course include:

  • Two externally set exams covering knowledge from the building services engineering core
  • One employer-set project covering knowledge skills from the building services engineering core
  • Electrical occupational practical holistic assessments.
Progression

Students can progress into roles such as:

  • Engineering construction craftworker
  • Engineering construction technician
  • Engineering maintenance technician
  • Security systems installer
  • Heating and ventilation engineer
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning installer
  • Building services engineer
  • Smart meter installer
  • Domestic appliance service engineer
  • Electrical engineering technician
  • Gas service technician
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Pipe fitter
Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.