Comments about Course - BTEC National Certificate in Building Services Engineering (HVAC) - At the institution - Westminster - Greater London
This course is suitable for: * 16-19 year olds * Adults * Higher Education and Degree students
BTEC National Certificate in Building Services Engineering (HVAC)
Duration of course:
Two years, part time day & evening study (approximately 10 hours on one day per week).
Where does it lead?
The course provides a nationally recognised qualification for those employed in the Building Services industry and associated areas and can lead onto BTEC Higher National Certificate.
Students on the course are encouraged to gain membership to the CIBSE or other relevant professional institutions.
What does it include?
The course consists of twelve units:
-Health, Safety and Welfare -Electrical Principles
-Construction and the Environment -Service Controls
-Construction Technology and Design -Thermofluids
-Construction Science and Materials -Ventilation and Air Conditioning
-Analytical Methods -Heating
-Building Services Science -Applied Mathematics or Graphical Drawing
What do I need to get onto it?
The course is more likely to benefit applicants already working in the industry, however
each candidate will be assessed on previous experience and qualifications including:
- A BTEC First qualification in Building Services Engineering or related vocational area
- GNVQ Intermediate in an appropriate vocational area
- 4 GCSE’s at grade C or above, including Maths
Successful applicants are required to purchase the CIBSE Student or Concise Handbook before the course starts.