Technicals in Building Services Engineering (8202)

Last Updated: 09 Nov 2016
First teaching of these qualifications is September 2016

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (450) are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skill that will lead to meaningful employment in the electrotechnical industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas including principles of electrical science, inspection and testing, and electrical system diagnosis.

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450) are for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional skill that will lead to meaningful employment in the plumbing industry.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.

The Level 2 Certificate in Electrical Installation is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the Electrotechnical industry.  Learners can progress onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3 like The  Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (450

The Level 2 Certificate in Plumbing Studies is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the Plumbing industry.  Learners can progress onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3 like The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450
These qualifications are aimed at learners aged 16 - 19
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (450) will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
Compulsory topics include:
engineering materials
Planning and overseeing electrical work activities

• Principles of electrical science
• Electrical design and installation practices and procedures
• Principles of inspection, testing and commissioning electrical systems
• Inspecting, testing and commissioning electrical systems
• Electrical system fault diagnosis and rectification
• Requirements for electrical installations

Learners interested in the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450) will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
Compulsory topics include:
engineering materials
Planning and overseeing electrical work activities

• Domestic central heating systems planning and design
• Principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
• Domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
• Cold water systems planning and design
• Hot water systems planning and design
• Building services site procedures and planning

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma In Electrical Installation (450) can lead to a higher level apprenticeship, on successful completion of the apprenticeship learners would be recognised by the industry as ‘competent electricians’. This could lead to the following employment opportunities :
• installation electrician
• maintenance electrician

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma In Plumbing (450) can lead to a higher level apprenticeship, on successful completion of the apprenticeship learners would be recognised by the industry as a ‘competent plumber’. This could lead to the following employment opportunities :
• Plumbing and heating engineer
• Domestic heating installer

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation (8202-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Electrical Installation

  • Accreditation No: 603/0228/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 600 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (450) (8202-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Electrical Installation (450)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7307/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450) (8202-35)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (450)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7201/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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