Building Services Engineering Technician – Higher Apprenticeship

Building services engineering senior technicians use their technical knowledge to deliver, or address problems with, building services systems that are to be designed, manufactured, installed, managed or maintained, within a building. The main types of building services systems are mechanical (heating, ventilation, and cooling), electrical (power, lighting etc) and public health (water services and drainage).

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Day Release
  • Course Level Level 4
  • Location Future Skills Centre
  • Course Length 24 months

A Building Services Engineering Senior Technician will be planning and installing electrical and mechanical systems within buildings. This may involve controlling the quality of works on a construction project, supervising specialist contractors, assisting the design teams with building services engineering solutions and more.

You will:

  • Ensure compliance with contractual condition on a project
  • Assess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects
  • Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for building services projects
  • Identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions

Progression and careers: At the end of this Apprenticeship you could progress into full time employment in Building Services as a Project Engineer, Building Services Site Engineer and more.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English Language and Maths and in some cases ICT. Typically you will have completed the Level 3 Building Services Engineering Apprenticeship before progressing onto this Level  4 Higher Apprenticeship. 

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