Level 3 Extended Diploma in Building Services Engineering

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


Building Services

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 5421.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This course is primarily designed for school leavers who wish to enter the construction industry as technical apprentices or progress directly to university to study a range of degrees such as Project Management, Surveying, Architecture or Building Services Engineering.

You will study how to design a variety of building services such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical systems and plumbing.There will be field trips to visit current buildings in order to widen your knowledge of building service systems.
The course will be completed over a two period, the first year as a Subsidiary Diploma where 6 units will be completed and the second year as the Extended Diploma to cover a further 18 units.The main benefit of this programme is the wide range of careers available to you within the construction industry.

Course Requirements

4 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above (including maths and/or English Lanuage).

What you will Learn

The construction industry is desperately short of well qualified engineers and Quantity Surveyors, therefore career opportunities are excellent.


By projects and assignments, interviews, presentations and course work marked by college tutors and externally verified by BTEC Assessors.

Successful completion of the course will lead to careers as Architects, Architectural Technologists, Project Managers, Design Engineers for Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning, Electrical Systems, Control Systems, Mechanical Services as well as Quantity Surveying and Construction Site Management.


HNC Building Services
HND Building Services
Foundation Degree in Building Services
BSc Building Services
BSc Hons Building Services
BSc Hons Quantity Surveying
BSc Hons Project Management
HNC/HND Construction and Property

Career Options

Building services engineering technician
Building services engineering design technician
Construction project technician
Mechanical/electrical services technician
Building services site engineering technician

Mandatory Units

Construction Principles
Construction Design
Construction Technology
Health and Safety in Construction
Provision of Primary Services in Construction
Building Services Science

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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