NC Building Services Engineering/Renewables

Course Content

The Building Services Engineering sector includes the design and installation, in domestic, commercial and industrial buildings, of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing and electrical services. Due to a history of pollution caused by "progress" the world now needs engineers to learn from the past and become part of the new technologies solution. Cutting down the use of energy that is contributing to climate change. As building services engineers you are required to produce systems and layouts for all the required technologies overseeing and installing the pipes, wires and equipment in buildings while creating an energy-efficient design.

Entry Requirements

Two National 5 subjects at grade C or above, preferably in Maths, English and a Science or equivalent NPA Level 5 course. Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant industry-related experience, will be considered at the discretion of the Curriculum & Quality Leader. For Part time You will be a qualified Electrician, Heating and Ventilation Engineer or Plumbing Engineer.

Method of Assessment

This programme is assessed through the submission of written reports, ongoing course assessment and a project.

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion the learner receives a National Certificate in Building Services Engineering and possible progression route to the Higher National or first year entry at University.


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    15 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level

    6

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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