Building Services Engineering (6288)

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2017
Building Services Engineering makes buildings work. It is a specialist branch of engineering within the construction sector. Installers, install components of large-scale industrial and commercial systems such as heating, chilled water, hot water and cold water which are used for heating workplaces such as those found in industrial and commercial buildings like office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals. These engineering systems operate by moving temperature controlled water around the inside of buildings, providing heating and cooling, and utilise fossil fuels and sustainable energy systems.
Building Services Engineering makes buildings work. It is a specialist branch of engineering within the construction sector. Installers, install components of large-scale industrial and commercial systems such as heating, chilled water, hot water and cold water which are used for heating workplaces such as those found in industrial and commercial buildings like office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals. These engineering systems operate by moving temperature controlled water around the inside of buildings, providing heating and cooling, and utilise fossil fuels and sustainable energy systems.
This qualification has been developed to support the on-programme delivery of the Building services engineering Installer apprenticeship standard. On completion of the Level 2 Heating and Ventilation Installer qualification, the learner will be in possession of the practical skills and knowledge to work on a range of specialised industrial and commercial installations. It is ideal for those starting out or wishing to progress their career in heating and ventilation, perhaps choosing to specialise in installing and maintaining industrial or commercial heating and ventilation systems.
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    General Information

    What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

    This qualification is mapped to the Building services engineering Installer apprenticeship standard. Details of the knowledge, skills and behaviors included within this standard can be found here;
    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/555636/BSE_Installer.pdf

    The qualification will cover all the general and specific skills you need including:
    Health and Safety within the building services engineering industry
    The scientific principals are applied in heating and ventilation
    Communicating with others within the industry
    Cold water systems
    Hot water systems
    Hot water heating systems
    Chilled water systems
    Preparation and fabrication of pipework
    Installation of heating and ventilation systems 
    Testing, charging and decommissioning heating and ventilation systems 

    You will learn both in a classroom environment and in your workplace.

    Assessment for this qualification is through multiple choice tests, practical assignments, and portfolio of evidence.

    What Careers Can This Lead To?

    Successful completion of the qualification and the apprenticeship end-point assessment you will become a qualified Building services engineering Installer.

    Apprentices could chose you progress into the Level 3 apprenticeship standard - Building services engineering Crafts person. 

    What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

    In order to deliver this qualification, you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment. - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially. You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

    To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

    To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook.

    There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification.

    Level 2

    Level 2 Heating and Ventilating Installer Qualification (Industrial and Commercial) (6288-21)

    Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

    Level 2 Heating and Ventilating Installer Qualification (Industrial and Commercial)

    • Accreditation No: 603/1590/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ 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: 768 - This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: 914 The total time for the qualification
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/12/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 2 Heating and Ventilating Installer Qualification (Industrial and Commercial)

    • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: NVQ 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
    • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3

    Level 3 Heating and Ventilating Craftsperson Qualification (Industrial and Commercial) (6288-31)

    Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

    Level 3 Heating and Ventilating Craftsperson Qualification (Industrial and Commercial)

    • Accreditation No: 603/2488/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: VRQ 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: 538 - 538 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: 600 The total time for the qualification
    • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/12/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

    Level 3 Heating and Ventilating Craftsperson Qualification (Industrial and Commercial)

    • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
    • Type: Data unavailable 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
    • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
    • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
    • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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