The course consists of ten units designed to give you a thorough understanding of the principles of Building Services Engineering:
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.
The course provides a nationally recognised qualification for those employed in the Building Services industry and associated areas. Students on the course are encouraged to gain membership to the CIBSE or other relevant professional institutions.
Further study opportunities include HND and/or Degree level courses in Building Services Engineering.
University, Higher Education study
To successfully complete this course you will be expected to spend a number of additional hours a week on assignments, project or field trips.
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:
The interview process
All candidates are interviewed by the programme manager. Qualification certificates and an employer reference should be made available at interview.
Candidates are required to provide a suitable reference.
To cover tuition fees, loans are available from the government. You may also get support towards your living costs. The amount you can borrow depends on where you live and your household income. There is also extra support for those with special circumstances, for example, if you have children or adult dependants, a disability, long-term health condition, mental-health condition, or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia.
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HE Student Protection Plan 2019/20
United Colleges Group Access Statement
Higher Education Student Support
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The College does not have facilities to host students in-house. For guidance on finding accommodation please contact our Student Advisors.
Please note that to ensure students get the best experience possible, our Higher Education courses will run subject to numbers. If we are unable to meet our minimum threshold, we will aim to direct you to a provider who has a similar offer.