This occupation is found in the construction and engineering sectors, with building services engineering technicians employed in a variety of organisation types and sizes.
Building services engineering technicians assist in the delivery of building services solutions and systems that are to be manufactured, installed, or managed and maintained, within a building. The main types of building services systems are mechanical (heating, ventilation, and cooling), electrical (power, lighting etc) and public health (water services and drainage).
On this T Level you will study a wide range of units which are designed to give you the perfect foundation for a career in construction building design. You'll develop your understanding of construction design in a range of areas, which will provide you with a strong portfolio of evidence to progress into a career in the industry.
A Civil Engineering Technician provides technical support to engineers and other construction professionals in the design, development, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of the built environment and infrastructure. Technicians will be required to have a broad skills base to work in areas which include sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics, materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation and power.
Construction and civil engineering are amazing career paths to follow. People who work in this industry are central to everything that’s been designed, surveyed and built in today’s world from houses to schools, offices, hospitals, bridges, power stations and industrial buildings. This T Level is a great opportunity for you to start that journey.
The Built Environment industry in the UK has long had an international reputation for excellence, innovation, creativity and inspiration in building, and it’s currently experiencing a surge of growth, offering huge career opportunities for today’s young people. It’s the UK’s largest industry, employs over 2 million people, accounts for around 10 per cent of the workforce, and will grow by 70 per cent over the next decade. It’s estimated that the industry will need almost 50,000 more employees over the next four years, so the job prospects in this sector are very promising.