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Building Services Engineering Ductwork Craftsperson

BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEERING DUCTWORK craftsperson

LEVEL: Craftsperson

DURATION: 36-48 months

FUNDING BAND: 15 - Maximum £27,000

CAREER PATHWAY: Supervisor, Project Manager or Design Technician

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

 

JOB ROLE/DESCRIPTION

Ductwork Craftspersons plan, organise, undertake, complete and oversee the installation and maintenance of large scale ductwork systems found in industrial and commercial buildings including office blocks, factories, schools, airports and hospitals.

Ductwork Craftspersons use their skills to assemble, install, test, repair, pre-commission, commission, handover and de-commission ductwork as well as overseeing the work of others.

 

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

Knowledge

  • Working safely and sustainably
  • Ductwork principles
  • Planning and preparing
  • Installing ductwork systems
  • Customer service
  • Communication

Skills

  • Working safely
  • Planning, preparing and working sustainably 
  • Installing ductwork systems
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Supervision

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:

  • 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 on demand multiple choice examination

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

Designed, maintained and marked by Independent Assessment Organisation

SKILLS OBSERVATION TEST

Timed synoptic practical observation and test of the apprentice in the workplace or a suitable venue where simulation can take place

Observed, marked and scored by an Independent Assessor on behalf of the Independent Assessment Organisation

Must cover specified knowledge, skills and behaviours

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

Method

Area Assessed

Assessed by

Grading

On-demand Knowledge Test centrally set

All knowledge elements identified in Annex A

Independent Assessment Organisation

Fail

Pass

Distinction

Observed Skills Test

Performance – application of knowledge, skills and behaviours identified in Annex A

Independent Assessment Organisation through an Independent Assessor

Fail

Pass

Distinction

Professional Discussion

All aspects of the standard, including evidence drawn from available evidence, and the apprentice’s experiences in the workplace identified in Annex A

Professional Discussion conducted by the Independent Assessor

Fail

Pass

Distinction

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

Congratulations on completing your apprenticeship.

You will have achieved either a:

Pass
Distinction


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

 

 

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