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Building Services Engineering Technician

Planning and installing electrical and mechanical systems so that a building does what it is designed to do

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • supervision of specialist contractors
  • construction project quality control
  • health and safety techniques and legislation
  • minimisation of environmental impact
  • contract compliance
  • solving engineering problems for design teams

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 3 English and maths (equivalent to A level, AS level, international Baccalaureate diploma, level 3 NVQ).

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to achieve technician status with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.