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Higher Apprenticeship in Construction (Level 4 Building Services)

  • Fee
  • Duration of course 2 years
  • Course type Apprenticeship
  • This course is suitable for Adults
Construction and Building services Management and Supervision (Sustainability) 

What does the course include?

The framework comprises of a technical qualification, Higher National Certificate in the Built Environment. The HNC option will be a HNC in Building Services. And an NVQ at Level 4.

The course consists of 8 units designed to give you a thorough understanding of the principles of Building Services.

Building Services Units:

1 - Individual Project (Pearson Set)

2 - Construction Technology

3 - Science & Materials

4 - Construction Practice and Management

8 - Mathematics for Construction

9 - Principles of Heating Services Design & Installation

10 - Principles of Ventilation & Air Conditioning Design & Installation

One Optional unit from:

16 - Principles of Alternative Energy

19 - Principles of Electrical Design & Installation


What do I need to get on to the course?

The course is more likely to benefit applicants already working in the industry, however each candidate will be assessed on previous experience and qualifications including:

·         BTEC Level 3 qualifications in Building Services Engineering or Civil Engineering

·         Relevant A Levels (e.g. Mathematics or Physics)

·         Work related experience and other Level 3 qualifications will be considered for mature applicants

·         Successful applicants are recommended to purchase the latest edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations.


How is the course assessed?

Most assessment is through written coursework although there are some class-based tests and one group project. A typical unit may include two coursework assignments and one class-based open-book test.

Awarding body


For further information or to apply please contact The Apprenticeship Team on 020 7258 2711/2757 or email or