Building Services - Engineering: NC (Level 6) (Day Release)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Day Release

2 Academic Years - 1 Day p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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Course overview

The National Certificate is aimed at providing learners with an introductory level of knowledge in the basic principles of Building Services Engineering. The course is 1 year Full-Time.

The course focus is on the design, installation, maintenance and management of a building services systems i.e. Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning, Electrical & Plumbing.

What you will learn

Course topics include:

  • Construction Technology and Design
  • Building Services Engineering Science
  • Building Services Engineering Technology
  • Building Services Engineering Thermofluids
  • Air Conditioning and Ventilation Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Heating and Plumbing Technology
  • Graphical Detailing
  • Electrical & Electronic Technology
  • Building Services Design Project
  • Refrigeration Technology.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications at grade C to include Maths or Physics.
  • Or suitable construction qualifications and/or experience.
  • NQ L5 courses in related subjects.

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL Higher (or equivalent)
  • If you do not have a formal ESOL qualification but your language skills meet this level, you should apply for your course and then contact our Admissions team to organise an internal language assessment ┬áhere at the College.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion the learner receives a National Certificate in Building Services Engineering and possible progression route to the Higher National Certificate in Building Services Engineering.

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