Building Services Design TLevel

Start Date
Course Course
Construction & Building Trades
City Campus

About this Course

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.

Key Units

The key units you will study on this qualification include:

  • Health and safety in construction and the law surrounding it
  • Scientific principles, their applications, interaction between them to meet the purpose of the built environment and how their performance in the building is measured
  • Benefits of good design including within budget, of good design to product performance e.g. on budget, over specified, difficult to assemble/build,
  • Construction and the built environment industry, procurement, project management etc.
  • Sustainability, importance of sustainability when planning and delivering a construction project e.g. environmental protection
  • Measurement, the benefits of accurate and appropriate measurement on built environment performance e.g. accurate reporting
  • Building technology, construction methods, including traditional and modern methods
  • Relationship management, types of stakeholders, e.g. client, team and end user
  • Project management
  • Law
  • Data management
  • Digital technology linked to construction-built environment

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths, English and Science

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 transition programme 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.


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

Where does this Lead

The completion of this qualification gives the learner the opportunity to progress on to university level study or higher level Apprenticeships.

This includes our own university level offer, including the HNC in Building Services, at UC Sheffield. Click here to find out more.

Future Opportunities

Upon successful completion you will have development of knowledge and skills needed for working in the engineering industry. Students could achieve careers as:
  • Building and Civil Engineering Technician
  • Architect
  • CAD drawing
  • Architectural Technician

Tell Me More

You'll have the amazing opportunity to undertake a 45-day (315 hour) work placement during the course of your T Level. We're proud to work alongside a number of reputable employers, meaning you can look forward to working with the best that the industry has to offer.

This placement promises to be invaluable - ultimately giving you the chance to grow your skillset, expand your knowledge and become comfortable in a professional environment.

All in all, the experience will be make you an extremely attractive candidate when applying for job roles or to university.

Extra Costs

Specific PPE (approx. £50) and stationery.

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