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Building Services Engineering - January Start NPA

(SCQF level 5)

, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

11th Jan 2021, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This is a vocational qualification giving you practical opportunities for developing real skills that are valid and relevant in the Building and Engineering Services sector. 

You will gain a wide range of skills, practices and knowledge across a range of subject areas including Plumbing and Electrical operations, Energy and the Environment, Science and Health and Safety. 

It will also better prepare you for a career in the Building Services Engineering sector and allow you to make an informed choice about the most appropriate career option.

On successful completion you'll receive a National Progression Award from the Scottish Qualification Authority - a recognised National Qualification in the Building Services Engineering sector.

This course is offered twice a year in August and January.

his course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

You must demonstrate an interest in Building Services Engineering and have the following:

  • Two National 4 level qualifications, preferably in English, Maths or Physics; OR
  • Relevant industry experience.

Additional selection requirements

Your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made based on your qualifications, work experience and personal statement.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

Some of the subjects you will study include:

  • Plumbing Operations.
  • Electrical Installation Operations.
  • Energy and the Environment.
  • Science.
  • Systems, Roles, Responsibilities and Procedures.
  • Health and Safety.

After the course

Careers

This course will help prepare you for a career in the Building Services Engineering Sector.

Continuing study

There may be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course contains practical and theoretical aspects and will be delivered in a workshop and classroom environment.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed on your practical ability and knowledge of the subject area through practical and written assessments.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    11th Jan 2021
    End Date:
    25th Jun 2021
  • Location:
    City Campus