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Course Code: NFVCO141

Course Level: Level 3

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: T Level Courses

Course overview

Gain practical skills and theoretical knowledge in electrical and electronic engineering with our T Level Level 3 in Building Services Engineering for Construction.

Learn from industry-experienced instructors, work on real-world projects, and prepare for a rewarding career in the dynamic field of construction engineering. Join us and build your future today.

The world of construction and engineering is fast-paced and ever changing with an array of exciting opportunities available for aspiring careers in engineering and construction. Studying this pathway aims to develop your understanding of construction disciplines and building services engineering(BSE) and you will have the opportunity to working directly within the construction/engineering industry on your work placement over the course of the programme.
As part of your studies, you will be expected to undertake a work placement to enhance and develop not only your education of the industry, but also to gain valuable industrial training with your employer placement. This work placement opportunity can be achieved using a range of options, and is subject to the employer's requirements. The placement can be achieved using a block placement or day release. Employers are keen to engage and train students in construction due to the skills gaps in the industry.
You will continue with your work placement alongside your studies by enhancing the theoretical knowledge learnt in the classroom and applying this to the practical environment in the world of work, gaining skills along the way to support with your future career aspirations.
Over the 2 years students will develop health and safety in construction, construction science principles, construction design principles, construction and the built environment, construction sustainability principles, construction measurement principles, building technology principles, construction information and data principles, relationship management in construction, digital technology in construction, construction/business principles, building services engineering systems, maintenance principles and tools, equipment and materials.
Year 2: Occupational Specialism – Electrotechnical Engineering. Covering the following; Electrotechnical engineering knowledge criteria, install Electrotechnical systems, commissions Electrotechnical systems, maintain Electrotechnical systems and decommission Electrotechnical systems

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including maths and English Language, in subjects that are relevant to the course you would like to study. In addition to this, will also need a grade 5 or above in Science.

You will be assessed through a combination of core exams (year 1), externally assessed coursework (year 2), work based observations (throughout the 2 years) and an employer project set project at the end of year 1.

To find out more, please contact the Curriculum Leader, Robert Sproson, email or 01782 254209.

You will enjoy practical and theoretical skill sessions, project work and external assessments. You have the opportunity to work with top regional employers, trips to employers/universities and talks from guest speakers which will give you the opportunity to build the essential knowledge, skills and confidence required for a career as building services engineer, building services engineer installer, electrician technician. In addition students can progress onto higher degree apprenticeships or university. We work with a number of exciting employers including Leoni, siemens, NHS, NEIDA and many more.

College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit

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