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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Building Services Engineering at Trafford College

Course description

This course is 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. You will work either individually on assignments and as a group on a project which brings all the aspects of building services together. There will be field trips to visit current buildings in order to widen your knowledge of building services systems. The main benefit of this programme is the wide range of careers available to you within the construction industry.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including Maths, English and Science


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.

Future opportunities

This course leads to: * HNC in Building Services * HND in Building Services * Foundation Degree in Building Services * BSc in Building Services * BSc Hons Building Surveying * BSc Hons Quantity Surveying * BSc Hons Project Management * HNC/HND Construction and Property

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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    • Travelling by Bus
      The nearest bus stop for Trafford College is situated on Chester Road (A56) outside Stretford Leisure Centre, 5 minutes walk from the College. For more information about travelling by bus to Talbot Road, visit or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      Trafford College, Talbot Road is situated 5 minutes walk from Old Trafford Metrolink Stop. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For Metrolink service information visit or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The Closest train station is Trafford Park on the Manchester - Liverpool line ans is 20 mins walk to site. Trains run approximately every hour in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.