Electrotechnical Engineering TLevel

Start Date
Course Course
City Campus

About this Course

During this two-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills alongside real industry experience that are all needed to kick-start a career in the construction and building technologies sector.

Key Units

This course is suitable if you would like a career in the construction industry, specifically in Electrotechnical Engineering

All students will develop a general understanding of construction, including:
  • health and safety
  • the science behind building design, surveying and planning
  • making accurate and appropriate measurements
  • construction methods
  • building regulations and standards
  • data management and information standards in construction
  • relationship management and customer service
  • how the Internet of Things (IoT) impacts construction
  • digital engineering techniques
  • mathematical techniques to solve construction problems
  • construction design principles and processes
  • the construction industry and its role in the economy
  • sustainability and the environmental impact of construction
  • business, commerce and corporate social responsibility

You will also learn about topics specific to building services engineering, including:
  • building technology principles
  • building services engineering systems
  • maintenance principles
  • tools, equipment and materials

In addition to the core content, you will complete a specialism in Electrotechnical Engineering.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above including English Language, Maths and Science


You will be assessed through written and practical examinations, employer projects, group work, presentations and analysis.

Interested in doing a T Level, but worried you haven't got the entry requirements, or feel that you might need more time to get ready for one? We offer a T Level Foundation Year which is a one-year, post-GCSE programme designed to get you T Level ready. It will give you technical knowledge, practical and study skills, English and Maths, work experience and support tailored to you and your chosen T Level and future career path. Apply for the T Level today and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your options.

Where does this Lead

Students who successfully complete this qualification will be able to progress into employment, university level study or higher level Apprenticeships.

This includes our own university level offer at UC Sheffield. Click here to find out more.

Future Opportunities

After studying this T Level, students could achieve careers such as:
  • Building Services Engineer 
  • Building Services Engineer Installer
  • Electrician Technician

Tell Me More

Students will engage in high quality Industry Placements which will enable them to apply their learning to real life situations. These placements will provide learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for skilled employment in the digital sector. 

To achieve the overall T Level qualification, students will be supported by an expert team of both college and industry professionals to complete a minimum of 315 hours in placement. 

Students will train in our state-of-the-art electrical workshops.

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