Building Services Engineering Technician

Key Information

Level 4
Typical Duration 30 Months (including end point assessment period)
Delivery Model Day Release
Delivery Location FutureSkills at MediaCityUK, Dakota Avenue, M50 2PU
Start Date September 2020

Programme Summary

Typical job titles for this role can include: Assistant Project Engineer, Assistant Engineer, or Building Services Site Technician. In the case of SME building services engineering specialist contractors, the roles are likely to include Assistant Project Manager, Project Managers and Site Managers.

The main duties of a Building Services Engineering Technician include supervision of the installation of environmental technologies, assisting design teams with building services engineering solutions on construction projects, supervision of specialist contractors, control of health and safety, recording, control and reporting of progress, minimisation of environmental impact, controlling quality of work, and ensuring compliance with contractual conditions.

This apprenticeship standard also includes a Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering).

What will you learn?

Apprentices will develop a range of knowledge, skills and behaviors required to become a successful Building Services Engineering Technician. These include the knowledge and skills to control health and safety, support with sustainability, implement construction technology, plan, organise and manage projects, monitor quality, and monitor costs.

How is it delivered and assessed?

Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis at FutureSkills at MediaCityUK, Dakota Avenue, M50 2PU, where knowledge will be developed via taught sessions, online learning, and self-study. The HNC units to be delivered are:

  • Construction technology
  • Science and materials
  • Construction practice and management
  • Principles of heating services design and installation
  • Individual project
  • Principles of alternate energy
  • Mathematics for construction
  • Principles of ventilation and air conditioning design and installation

Portfolio of Evidence

A portfolio of evidence will be developed by the apprentice, with the support of the assessor. This portfolio will confirm the knowledge which has been developed, the skills which are regularly applied in the workplace, and the behaviors demonstrated to be a successful Building Services Engineering Technician.

End Point Assessment

Apprentices are required to undertake end point assessment. This will be a set project brief, a written short report, a presentation and a structured interview to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors developed over the programme.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering)

Entry Requirements

  • Previous Level 3, construction-based apprenticeship. For example – Technical and Professional Advanced Level Apprenticeship or Advanced Level Heating and Ventilation Framework.
  • English and maths – Level 2

Apprentices must be in suitable employment and have the opportunity to develop the required knowledge, skills and behaviors aligned to this apprenticeship standard. Assessments will be carried out with employers to determine suitability.

Interested in this apprenticeship? Apply now.