The occupation covered by this standard is Building Services Engineering Technician and typical job titles can include: Assistant Project Engineer, Assistant Engineer or Building Services Site Technician. In the case of SME building services engineering specialist contractors the roles are likely to include Assistant Project Managers, Project Managers and Site Managers. They are associated with the supervision of the installation’ commissioning or servicing of environmental technologies on construction projects and are based on construction sites with occasional time in offices.
A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers as meeting the educational requirements for EngTech LCIBSE
Health and Safety - Understand the principles and responsibilities imposed law and other regulations in a building services environment
Sustainability - Understand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and environmental aspects
Engineering Principles - Understand engineering techniques, procedures and methods and the principles of design
Project Management - Understand management principles and the project management lifecycle and the contractual conditions on a project
Planning and Organising Work - Understand the importance of project planning and resourcing and be able to analyse different techniques
Monitor Quality - Able to define the quality required and the commissioning process on a finished building services project
End Point Assessment for this Standard is mandatory. The apprentice will need to pass 2 parts to the EPA to be successful.
•Presentation and questioning on the technical project brief.
•A structured interview informed by the written report. Pass/Fail
•Pass or Fail – Pass satisfies the requirements for registration as an Engineering Technician
To be successful the apprentice must pass the Presentation and Structured Interview
The employer will benefit from:
•Take a responsible approach to health and safety
•Be professional, proactive and receptive to constructive advice and guidance
•Be willing to learn new skills and to adapt in the light of experience
•Know one’s limitations and when to ask for help or escalate
•Work independently when appropriate and take responsibility for and pride in their work
•Demonstrate a positive approach to problem solving
•Show an ability to contribute to discussions as part of a team
There are no costs for materials for this apprenticeship, the apprentice will need access to a PC/Laptop either at home or at work to complete any assignments and homework.
Level 4 HNC qualification in Construction and the Built Environment
Successful apprentices can go on to level 5 or level 6 apprenticeships such as Building Services Design Engineer level 6
Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.