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Building Services Engineering Craftsperson

BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEERING craftsperson

LEVEL: Craftsperson

DURATION: 36-48 months

FUNDING BAND: 12

CAREER PATHWAY: Advanced Craftsperson or Technician

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To download a description summary for the BSE Craftsperson standard click here.

 

JOB ROLE/DESCRIPTION

Craftspersons undertake the installation, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and decommissioning of large-scale engineering systems which are used for heating industrial and commercial buildings like office blocks, factories, schools and hospitals.

Craftspersons have a detailed knowledge of the system’s operating principles and should be able to work on their own without supervision. 

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 Craftsperson qualification, which includes the following knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs):

Knowledge

  • Working safely and sustainably
  • Planning and preparing
  • Installing pipework and systems

Skills

  • Working safely
  • Planning, preparing and working sustainably
  • Installing pipework and systems

Behaviours

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

These will be demonstrated through knowledge tests, practical assignments and submission of a record of work-based activities, 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 Craftsperson 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:

  • an on-screen multiple choice examination to assess knowledge
  • practical Skills Test to assess the application of skills, knowledge and behaviours under test conditions
  • an interview to confirm the ability to apply skills, knowledge and behaviours in the workplace.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship.

You will have achieved either a:

Pass
Merit
Distinction


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

 

 

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