Access to Building Services (2000)

About this level

Level 2 is ideal if you already have a good basic understanding of the building services industry, and want to progress in your career. You may be a young learner or an adult.

To earn this qualification, you must complete a range of mandatory and optional units.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2 Diploma in Access to Building Services Engineering  (2000-02)
Last registration date:31/03/2016
Level 2 Diploma in Access to Building Services Engineering
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:600/0989/5
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:45
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:399 - 399
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/03/2018

Information & documentation

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver this qualification you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training.

To find all the resource requirements, download the course handbooks from the centre documents section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners have the necessary skills and knowledge before embarking on this course.

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For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

While completing this course, you'll cover basic skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and ventilating
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning

You'll learn with your training provider, usually in a group. You'll be assessed on your practical skills and the knowledge you gain,  by completing practical tasks and online multiple choice tests.

Is this level right for me?

Level 1
This level is ideal if you're just starting out and want a good basic understanding of the building services industry - enough to choose a career path and move on to your next qualification. You may be a young learner or an adult.

What careers can this lead to?

These qualifications don't lead directly to a job, but they prepare you to start other qualifications.

After taking another qualification, you could choose to work as a :

  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Heating and ventilating engineer
  • Air conditioning engineer.

You can use the units from your Certificate or Diploma to get a head start on these NVQ Level 2 Diplomas:

  • Installing, Testing and Maintaining Air Conditioning Systems (6187-01)
  • Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems (6187-02)
  • Heating & Ventilating - Industrial & Commercial Installation (6188-01)
  • Heating & Ventilating - Service and Maintenance (6188-02)
  • Heating & Ventilating - Ductwork Installation (6188-03)
  • Plumbing and Heating (6189-01)
  • Domestic Heating (6189-11).

You might also want to move on to these NVQ Diplomas:

  • Electrotechnical Services (Electrical Maintenance) Level 3 (2357-13)
  • Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings and Structures) Level 3 (2357-23)
  • Installing & Servicing Signal Reception Systems Level 2 (2359-02).