Building Services Engineering - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Course Overview

The course will be completed over a two period, the first year as a Subsidiary Diploma where 6 units will be completed and the second year as the Extended Diploma to cover a further 18 units.

This course is primarily designed for school leavers who wish to enter the construction industry as technical apprentices or progress directly to university to study a range of degrees such as Project Management, Surveying, Architecture or Building Services Engineering.

You will study how to design a variety of building services such as heating, ventilation, air condidioning, electrical systems and plumbing.

You will work individually on assignments and as a group on a project which brings all the aspects of building services together.

There will be field trips to visit current buildings in order to widen your knowledge of building service systems. The main benefit of this programme is the wide range of careers available to you within the construction industry.

Course Requirements

Year 1 - 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including maths and English.

Year 2 - 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including maths and English plus a Level 3 Certificate or Subsidiary Diploma in a related subject

Course Skills & Benefits

The construction industry is desperately short of well qualified engineers and Quantity Surveyors, therefore career opportunities are excellent.

Course Progression

HNC Building Services
HND Building Services
Foundation Degree in Building Services
BSc Building Services
BSc Hons Building Services
BSc Hons Quantity Surveying
BSc Hons Project Management
HNC/HND Construction and Property

Course Assessment

By projects and assignments, interviews, presentations and course work marked by college tutors and externally verified by BTEC Assessors.

Successful completion of the course will lead to careers as Architects, Architectural Technologists, Project Managers, Design Engineers for Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning, Electrical Systems, Control Systems, Mechanical Services as well as Quantity Surveying and Construction Site Management.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and ther European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on the 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time