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Building Services Engineering Installer

Building Services Engineering Installer

level: Installer

Duration: 24 months

MAX Funding FOR LEVY PAYERS: £12,000*

MAX CO-INVESTMENT FOR NON LEVY PAYERS: £600*

END POINT ASSESSMENT COST: £2,160

career pathway: Craftsperson

*Dependent on the quoted price not exceeding the maximum funding band, any monies above that are due directly from the employer.

 

Additional Costs That May Apply To The EPA

Registration fee £500 per apprentice

Any registrations made within 6 months of expected EPA date will be charged rate of 50% of overall EPA cost

Where relevant resit costs will be applied as outlined below -:

Theory resits - £150 each

Practical resits - £900 each

Professional discussion resits - £350 each

 

JOB ROLE/DESCRIPTION

Installers, install components of large-scale industrial and commercial systems such as heating, chilled water, hot and cold water which are used for heating industrial and commercial buildings such as office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals. These engineering systems operate by moving temperature controlled water around the inside of buildings, providing heating and cooling, and utilise fossil fuels and sustainable energy systems.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade C, and Information Communication Technology at Level 1 or GCSE Grade D. If you do not have these we can organise delivery prior to the apprenticeship commencing.

WHAT WILL THE PROGRAMME ENTAIL?

Apprentices will study towards the Building Services Engineering Installer qualification, which includes the following knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs):

Knowledge

  • Working safely and sustainably
  • Planning and preparing
  • Installing components

Skills

  • Working safely
  • Planning, preparing and working sustainably
  • Installing components

Behaviours

  • Communicating effectively
  • Working effectively and efficiently
  • Taking responsibility
  • Working with others
  • Continuing personal development
  • Working ethically

These will be demonstrated through knowledge tests, practical assignments and submission of a Record of Achievement, followed by an End Point Assessment. 

 

WHEN WILL THE ASSESSMENTS TAKE PLACE?

The employer, advised by the training provider, will decide when the apprentice has demonstrated the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviours during the on-programme learning and confirm they are ready to access the End Point Assessment.

The apprentice will also need to have achieved:

  • Heating & Ventilating Installer Qualification
  • It is desirable to achieve this apprenticeship you will need English and Maths at level 2 or GCSE Grade C, and Information Communication Technology at Level 1 or GCSE Grade D. If you do not have these we can organise delivery prior to the apprenticeship commencing
  • Any additional certification or qualifications external to the Apprenticeship must be paid for by the employer and will not be covered by any Apprenticeship funding or levy.

WHAT IS THE ASSESSMENT?

The End Point Assessment tests the expertise built up over the period of the apprenticeship. It includes:

 

KNOWLEDGE TEST

Synoptic knowledge assessment, delivered as an onscreen multiple choice examination

Administered in an examination venue which is recognised by the Independent Assessment Organisation

Designed, maintained and marked by Independent Assessment Organisation

 

INSTALLER SKILLS TEST

Timed synoptic practical assessment

Administered in an examination venue which is recognised by the Independent Awarding Organisation

Marked and scored by Independent Assessor on behalf of Independent Assessment Organisation

 

PROFESSIONAL DISCUSSION

A Record of Achievement will be made available to the interviewer prior to the Professional Discussion taking place

Professional Discussion is conducted by an Independent Assessor on behalf of the Assessment Organisation

The Independent Assessor will formulate questions around the evidence provided in the Record of Achievement and the relevant sections of the standard identified in Annex A, using the Independent Assessment Organisation brief

The Independent Assessor will provide a report on the Professional Discussion and grading outcomes to the Independent Assessment Organisation, who will issue the result to the apprentice, their employer and training provider

 

ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

 

ASSESSMENT KNOWLEDGE TEST INSTALLER SKILLS TEST
ASSESSMENT METHOD Onscreen multiple choice test Observation of Practical Task
AREA ASSESSED Underpinning and applied knowledge Performance – application of skills, behaviours & knowledge
ASSESSED BY Independent Assessment
Organisation
Independent Assessor on behalf of Independent Assessment Organisation
GRADING Pass/ Merit/ Distinction/ Fail Pass/ Merit/ Distinction/ Fail
WEIGHTING TO APPRENTICESHIP GRADE 33% 67%

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship.

You will have achieved either a:

Pass
Merit
Distinction


As a qualified Building Services Engineering Installer you will be able to pursue your career in the Building Services industry.