Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D (grade 3) or above including English, maths and science, or a relevant Level 1 qualification, plus a good school or college report commenting on attendance, punctuality, behaviour and commitment.

Who is the course for

This intermediate qualification is for people thinking about a career in building services engineering and perhaps maintaining air conditioners or working as an electrician or a plumber.

Need some practical experience to make a career decision? This one year introductory qualification covers four areas of building services engineering:

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical installation
  • Heating and ventilation
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning.

Course Content

Core units include:

  • Understand and demonstrate the fundamentals of: -refrigeration and air conditioning operations -electrical installation operations -heating and ventilation operations -plumbing operations
  • Carry out safe BSE working practices
  • Apply environmental protection measures within BSE
  • Roles, responsibilities and procedures in BSE
  • Apply scientific principles within mechanical services engineering.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma/Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (Building Services Engineering).

Where next - Job Opportunities

These qualifications do not lead directly to a job, but they prepare you to choose and start other qualifications. After taking another qualification, you could choose to work as:

  • an electrician
  • a plumber
  • a heating and ventilation engineer
  • an air conditioning engineer.

More Information

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 03 September 2018

Starts: 03/09/2018

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00