Building Services (Plumbing) T level


Hastings (Ore)


Level 3

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 30581y1 12/09/22 28/06/24

What will I study?

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

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

Learners will learn about and undertake fundamental plumbing work. Learners will have the opportunity to plan, perform and evaluate their work while using a range of materials, methods and techniques. Learners will develop their knowledge, understanding and skills of: • Fundamental health and safety practices associated with carrying out plumbing work. • Plumbing tools and equipment • Pipework materials, installation methods and jointing processes. • Plumbing systems and their purpose • Plumbing science • Principles of measurement and marking out components and pipework

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum five grade 4-9/C-A* at GCSE, including English and Maths.

Additional Info

This course is currently ony available to students aged 16-18 on the 31st August of the year of entry.