Building Services Engineering for Construction

Course content, course specifications, outlines and teaching resources for the Building Services Engineering for Construction T Level. 

Core content

All students will develop a general understanding of construction, including:

  • health and safety 
  • the science behind building design, surveying and planning
  • making accurate and appropriate measurements
  • construction methods
  • building regulations and standards
  • data management and information standards in construction
  • relationship management and customer service
  • how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts construction
  • digital engineering techniques
  • mathematical techniques to solve construction problems
  • construction design principles and processes
  • the construction industry and its role in the economy
  • sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
  • business, commerce and corporate social responsibility

They will also learn about topics specific to building services engineering, including:

  • building technology principles
  • building services engineering systems
  • maintenance principles
  • tools, equipment and materials

Options to specialise

In addition to the core content, each student must choose one of the following specialisms:

  • electrical and electronic equipment engineering
  • electrotechnical engineering
  • gas engineering
  • protection systems engineering
  • plumbing and heating engineering
  • heating engineering and ventilation
  • refrigeration engineering and air conditioning engineering

Detailed course specification and outline

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Teaching, learning and planning resources

A range of teaching, learning and planning resources for tutors as well as information and support regarding approval, quality assurance, registration, bookings, timelines, fees and communications for all staff.

Assessment materials

Including specimen assessment materials and grade standard exemplification materials

Additional considerations for this course

Construction site card
If students require a construction site card for their industry placement, schools and colleges may need to think about delivering the health and safety content of the technical qualification early.

FGas Category 1 Certificate (Refrigeration Engineering and Air Conditioning Engineering occupational specialism only)
Having a FGas Category 1 Certificate is a mandatory requirement in some workplace settings. Students may want to complete this certificate before doing their industry placement so they gave access to a wider range of placement opportunities. It may also improve their employment opportunities when they finish the course.


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