Course Code: CE1FE72 Building Services Engineering for Construction: Electrotechnical Engineering - T Level Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 02 Sep 2024 Bispham Campus 2 Years Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis course is designed for practically-minded students who have an eye for detail and are interested in electrical aspects of the construction industry. From design principles to health and safety, this T Level will arm you with all the necessary knowledge to start a successful career in the trade. In fact, with a T level qualification under your belt, you can fast track to an apprenticeship and become a qualified electrician in just two years. Combing study with the opportunity to practise in our top-class facilities and the chance to work with an employer for at least 9 weeks means you’ll have a head start when it comes to looking for job opportunities. What's more, if you decide to pursue a higher qualification like our HNCs in Quantity Surveying or Site Management, a T Level will give you the opportunity to acquire the necessary UCAS points to access these and other degree-level programmes. Entry RequirementsThis course is designed for school leavers who want to develop the key skills for entry into a wide-range of construction occupations. 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths along with the following: • A successful interview with a tutor • The ability to study independently • A genuine interest in the subject • Good communication skills • Hardworking approach towards the industry All 16-18 year-old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course. Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Personal Protective Equipment Please note: Where wearing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a mandatory requirement of the course, it is the responsibility of the learner to ensure that they are able to wear such equipment. Further information can be obtained at the IAG session which all applicants are invited to or by calling Course Enquiries on 01253 504343. Qualification ObtainedT Level Technical Qualification in Building Services Engineering for Construction Industry Placement and Field TripsThis course features a mandatory 750-hour work placement over the two years, designed to enhance learning and increase your employability. You could be working on construction sites or developments at private residences. We will also invite you to attend mandatory relevant field trips and career events, which you could draw from to enhance your CV and personal statement. Learning and Teaching MethodsAll students 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 They will also learn about topics specific to building services engineering, including: • Building technology principles • Building services engineering systems • Maintenance principles • Tools, equipment and materials Teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided to help with completing written assignments. When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here. Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment NeededAll the equipment and resources you need, and field trips, are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Tuition Fees If you are 18 and under no fees are payable. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: City and Guilds Regulatory Body: Ofsted Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and ProgressionThis course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in areas such as electric installation and maintenance, plumbing, or heating. Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related Higher Apprenticeship or Degree-Level course of study.