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Construction & the Built Environment

T Level Transition Programme - Building Services Engineering for Construction - R290

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 3

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This programme will equip you to start your career in one of the most sought after industry in this decade; Electical and Plumbing.

You will follow a carefully planned and supported programme that takes you through practical skills, vital industry knowledge and hands on applications that plumbers or electricians will need to complete works safely and to a high standard.

The T level transition programme will focus on all the skills, knoweldge and behvaiour needed to start your career in building services.

This rounded college learning experience is perfect if you are a 16-18 year old with the drive to transition into the full building services T level at the end of the year.

Course Details

On this course you will:

  • Develop practical skills and underpinning job knowledge to an industry standard; there are mandatory.
  • Focus on how Electricians and Plumbers undertake and complete work.
  • Develop your understanding on principals of Electrical Installation / Electrical Engineering and/or Gas installation.

The course is aimed at 16-18 who wish to progress onto the Level 3 T level. This will involve retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in English and maths if you haven't already achieved a grade 4 or above.

In addition, you will carry out exciting and meaningful work placements to equip you with the world of work.

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and Grade 4 or above in English.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Steel toe capped boots

Assessment Method

There will be continuous formative assessments throughout the programme which will be set by your tutors to check your progress in both your Vocational, Maths and English. Practical formative assessments will also take the form of tutor-designed assessments which will be set throughout the year. Maths and English at Level 2 or Equivalent Functional skills will need to be achieved to progress on to a T Level.

Additional Information

You will learn the fundamentals in developing skills to undertake a T level this will involve hand skills in both bench and site work, using a range of machines to help with manufacturing and installing on site, along with health and safety in the workplace and understanding how to communicate with others. You will also develop your maths, English and digital skills along with the behaviours required to undertake a T level or gain employment.

Where can I progress to?

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and Grade 4 or above in English.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:


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Starting 4th September 2023 - Ending - 28th June 2024

REF R290O001

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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