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Level 3

T Level Building Services Engineering for Construction (Electrical)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This is an exciting and new qualification for construction students to learn about Building Services Engineering at a level 3 standard.

This course will introduce you to the professional roles in industry whilst specialising in a skilled trade area (Electrical installation). This course is an alternative to traditional A level routes that enables you to access Higher Apprenticeships or University

You will cover core content related to the construction sector and choose an occupational specialism – Electrical installation.

Ultimately this course is designed for students who want to go on to careers such as: Building manager, Building services engineering technician, Electrician, or specialist technical design.

Your learning will cover a broad range of topics and practical skills. The learning is a mixture of practical and theory, so that you can develop your skills in research, problem solving, solution-development, communication and collaboration. You will also further develop your English, Maths and introduce you to sector related Digital skills.

Your practical learning will be designed so that you develop your experience with your occupational specialism.

The College also has a dedicated team of industrial placement officers who will help you organise industry placement with employers, so that you can get real-world experience as part of your qualification. It would be beneficial if you can come to us with an employer who will support you on this journey.

Core content

The core content covers a whole range of topics related to the industry.

  • Health and safety in construction
  • Construction science, design, sustainability and measurement principles
  • Construction & the built environment industry
  • Building technology principles
  • Information and data principles
  • Relationship management in construction
  • Digital technology in construction
  • Commercial/business principles in construction

Occupational Specialism

You will choose one occupational specialism from the building services route. The contents of the occupational specialisms below is currently under development and may be subject to change. Our construction department has a T Level Lead for Building Services and this member of the team has responsibility to lead on the delivery of this qualification. More information will appear on our website over the next few months.

Electrical

The electrical specialism is likely to cover:

  • Health and safety practices
  • Tools, materials and equipment used to complete tasks
  • Systems and products
  • Analysing and using information
  • Installing, commissioning, and decommissioning
  • Maintaining electrical and electronic equipment systems

Industry Placement

The T Level will include a minimum of 315 hours of learning on industry placement (Up to 35 hours of this will be a digital project). Our Industrial Placement Officers will help you link-up with an employer and complete placements relevant to the qualification. For more information about placements, please visit the T Levels page here: https://www.chichester.ac.uk/study-courses/study-areas/t-levels/

FURTHER INFORMATION

Apply

How to apply: Please select either the first ‘APPLY’ button for the electrotechnical route.

Following your application, a member of the admissions team will review your application with a view to arranging an interview for you with a member of the Construction department.

If you then receive an offer from us and you accept that offer, we will invite you to attend a further one hour session with the one of the T Level study programme leaders in the department. This will help you learn more about the course and the expectations of the T Level.

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs: You will need a minimum of Maths and English Language at grade 5, and 3 GCSEs above 4, ideally including a science or design subject.
  • Age: you will ned to aged 16-18 at the start of your qualification.
  • Those who have completed a Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject may also apply

If you have a question about entry requirements, please contact us on t-levels@chichester.ac.uk or call 01243 786321 and ask to speak to the T Level team.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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