Transition onto a T-Level in Building Engineering Services with a specialism in Electrotechnical Engineering with this course.
You will focus on developing practical skills and underpinning job knowledge to an Industry standard. There are mandatory electrical subjects you will study that focus on how Electricians undertake and complete work.
Delivery will be both theory and practice using our classrooms and industrial standard workshops along with some online/blended learning to develop a rounded college learning experience.
This course is aimed at 16–18 year-old applicants, who wish to progress on to an associated level 3 T Level.
You will be enrolled on a Transition study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you have not already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.
What You'll Learn
There are five units throughout this course including health and safety in building services; principles of electrical science; electrical installations; installation of wiring systems; and understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering.
The units are achieved by completing practice and theory study. Practical installations of both domestic, commercial, and practical installations will be covered.
You will develop maths, English and digital skills along with the behaviours required to progress to the associated T-Level.
Entry to this course requires one reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate a minimum of 90% attendance in your last place of study or work. A GCSE in both English and maths, both of which should be a minimum of grade 3 or above, plus a further two GCSEs at grade 3 or above, one of which must include a science or technical based subject.
Students previously studying with us will need to have attained a Level 1 Diploma in Electrical, plus English and maths at grade 3 minimum or the equivalent Functional Skills.
All students will undertake a probationary period for the first six weeks of their programme. During this time, attendance, attitude, attainment, and application towards study will be monitored. A final decision as to the most appropriate level and outcome will be discussed with you towards the end of your probationary period.
How you will be assessed
There will be continuous assessments throughout the programme which will be set by your tutors to check your progress in both your vocational, maths and English studies. Practical assessments will also take the form of tutor-designed tasks which will be set throughout the year as well as five formal vocational unit, some exams and practical assessment to successfully complete the vocational qualification.
Maths and English at level 2 or Equivalent Functional skills will need to be achieved to progress on to a T Level.
Tuition Fees (16-18): £0.00
Students will need to purchase PPE at an approximate cost of £35 (e.g. boots, overalls, high visibility vests as appropriate) and tool kits for use in the workshop and for use during their work experience at an approximate cost of £50. There is an associated materials fee cost of £115.
The College may be able to support you with this, please contact a member of the Welfare Advice Team to discuss this if so.
Basic stationery items such as pens, pencils, ring binders and writing paper and a Copy of the Onsite Guide will also be required.
There are no tuition fees to study a T Level if you start before you are 19 years old but there will be material costs that will need to be paid at the start of the course. Students will also need to purchase PPE for use in the workshops and on-site. The College may be able to support you with this.
This course is for under 19s only.
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
This course is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to progress on to a level 3 T Level in Building Engineering Services – Electrotechnical Engineering for those who wish to pursue a career as an Electrician.
T Levels are equivalent to three A Levels and course progression leads to Higher Education, Higher/Degree Apprenticeships or you may go directly into employment.
What Happens Next
Apply online via the College website, or if your school uses the Positive Steps @16 (PS16) application system please apply through this and speak to your careers advisor if you are unsure. You will need details of your qualifications, a reference, and a personal statement to complete your application. Once your application has been successfully processed, you will be sent a conditional offer and be invited to a Welcome Event/Interview at the College to meet your tutors, learn more about your chosen course of study, tour the facilities and an Interview will be held with you to discuss the most suitable programme.
You will then need to confirm your acceptance of the course offered to you.