A Building Services Engineering Technician designs, installs and maintains key building systems such as water, gas, electricity and air conditioning. During the 36-month Building Services Engineering Technician Apprenticeship the candidate will learn the installation and design principles of electrical, ventilation and heating systems as well as the construction technology knowledge to back them up. Apprentices will work with other engineers to implement innovative solutions on construction projects with sustainability in mind. They will develop their skills in planning and organising and gain an understanding of the project management lifecycle.
The ESFA apprenticeship funding requires candidates to allocate a minimum of 20% of their contractual working hours to the programme over each 12-18 month programme period. (This includes learning related activities in the workplace) The blended programme would be delivered as follows:
The ESFA apprenticeship funding requires candidates to Candidates should be assigned a workplace mentor provided by the employer to o er support and regularly debrief throughout the course. Candidates will also be required to create a comprehensive e-portfolio of evidence which will be signed o each month by their mentor and Skills4Stem Assessor.
The end-point assessment is separate to any qualifications or other assessment that the apprentice may undertake during training. The apprentice will not be able to achieve the apprenticeship without passing the end-point assessment.
The assessment should include a minimum of two different assessment methods.
End point assessments give assurance that the apprentice possesses the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be fully competent in the occupation.
End point assessments are undertaken by an independent third party who has had not been involved in the training or line management of the apprentice, and who is on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations.
Please note: If the candidate does not pass the end point assessment the employer will be liable to pay Skills4Stem the outstanding 20% of the fee via invoice.