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T Level in Building Services Engineering for Construction (Level 3) (16 – 18) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in construction, specifically in areas such as electrotechnical engineering.

A T Level is a nationally-recognised qualification that gives you a new choice to consider after GCSEs and are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses.

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.

The core content will help you develop a general understanding of working in the construction industries. In addition to this, you will study a specialist pathway in electrotechnical engineering.

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 will study electrotechnical 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 2024/25.

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Location Date
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C042133 / Q042134


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


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.

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