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HNC in Building Services Engineering (Heating Ventilation and AirCon) at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This course is ideal for those who are already working in, or training for, a technician role in the areas of heating, ventilation or air-conditioning. The course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the building services sector and you will explore analytical methods, management principles and building services science in depth. You will also gain a thorough understanding of design process, principles and concepts.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 18 years or over on or before 31 August of the academic year the course commences.You must have GCSE maths and English at grade C or above or an equivalent level 2 qualification and at least one of the following qualifications:•A BTEC National Extended Diploma in Building Services Engineering with at least pass grades •A BTEC National Certificate in Building Services Engineering (pre-2010) with merit and pass grades •An Advanced Level GNVQ in Construction (Building Services)•120 UCAS points from a minimum of one full A Level in an appropriate subject for example science preferably with maths at AS Level or a relevant level 3 qualification Alternatively if you have significant relevant work experience or other professional qualifications you may be eligible for the course. Contact the college and we can arrange for you to attend an open day to discuss your experience and suitability for the course.To find out more about UCAS points please visit

Financial information

STANDARD_FEES: £ 5,500.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

You may find employment in the building services industry, working as an engineer. You could also progress to the full time degree in building services engineering.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Course code: 0202/17SF18MF
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