Building Services Engineering - Pre-Employ Apprentice: NQ (Level 5)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
NQ
Study Mode
Full Time
Duration

1 Academic Year

Start date
Aug 2024
Campus
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Course overview

This course includes underpinning knowledge, practical skills and experience for learners aspiring to secure a Modern Apprenticeship in the following Building Services areas:

  • Refrigeration installation and maintenance
  • Air Conditioning installation and maintenance
  • Industrial heating installation
  • Electrical installation
  • Ventilation and ductwork installation

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL National 5 (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  here at the College.

The main emphasis of the course is progression to full-time employment in the building Services Sector or to progress onto the colleges NC Building Services course.

What you will learn

This is a workshop-based course, and all PPE will be supplied to all successful candidates.

Even though the course has several theoretical units, practical projects, and tasks associated with what would be included in an apprenticeship programme; most of the candidate’s time will be in the workshop environment.

This process is to ensure that progression from the course into an apprenticeship programme or NC Building Services course is simplified. Learners will gain underpinning knowledge of building services fundamentals and associated principles and will be well prepared for potential work in the Building Services areas shown in the course overview.

Entry requirements

Entry to this programme will be through a successful Aptitude Test result.

The Aptitude Test will take place on college campus. In addition to a successful result, the candidate must display the following through a Reference.

  • Proof of attendance and timekeeping standards prior to course entry
  • Demonstrable work ethic, attitude, and application to educational study

Career Opportunities

Progression onto the colleges NC Building Services course or a Modern Apprenticeship in the following:

  • Refrigeration installation and maintenance
  • Air Conditioning installation and maintenance
  • Industrial heating installation

Future prospects

Potential Modern Apprenticeship in BSE trade discipline through successful course completion and Managing Agent selection test protocol.

Full-time further education in NC Building Services Engineering.

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