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Building Services Engineering (Electrotechnical Installation) - Apprenticeship Available in Welsh

Part-Time, Apprenticeship
Level 2/3
Three years
Welsh delivery
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


The Level 2 Core qualification will give learners an overview of the construction Industry alongside trade specific theory content and electrical practical training.  

The Level 3 BSE in Electrotechnical installation will focus on theory units which cover design, installation, maintenance and repair on complex domestic systems. Learners will also complete practical training within a workshop setting and will gather suitable practical evidence with their employer.  

Key information

The apprenticeship route is suitable for learners who are: 

  • aged 16+ currently working in the trade area 
  • have passed all relevant sector specific entry assessment (where appropriate)  
  • have achieved one or more of the following (or recognised equivalent):  
    • Foundation in Construction and the Built Environment qualification at Level 2   
    • Progression in Building Services Engineering qualification at Level 2*   
    • Welsh Baccalaureate National Diploma  
    • GCSE grade A*-C in each of the following: - a communication subject, maths and either a science or technical-based subject (e.g., Design & Technology, Electronics etc) 
    • GCSE grade A*-C in WJEC GCSE Built Environment  
    • Level 2 Access to Building Services Engineering qualification and/or equivalent qualifications.

09:00 – 19:30 1 day a week 

A mix of course work, practical assessments, and online exams.  

Assessment structure   

To achieve this qualification, learners must complete: 

  • Year 1 - Core in Construction & BSE 
  • Year 2 - Building Services Engineering (Level 3) – Electrotechnical installation (Intermediate) 
  • Year 3 - Building Services Engineering (Level 3) – Electrotechnical installation (Advanced).

All apprentices will be required to satisfy the requirement of the recognised industry end-assessment referred to as AM2S.The purpose of the AM2S assessment is to ensure all electricians achieve a consistent standard that has been agreed by employers across the UK as meeting their expectations for a qualified person. 

The apprentice will be required to perform a series of common tasks and procedures that a fully qualified electrician might face including electrical installation, inspection & testing and fault-finding. The practical work must comply with the current British Standard (BS7671:2018) and meet with the requirements of Health & Safety legislation and industry best practice. 

Learners that have not completed the L2 Foundation in Construction & Building Services Engineering qualification will begin the course in Year 1 and complete the L2 Core in Construction and BSE. Learners that have completed the Foundation in Construction & BSE will begin the course on Year 2 and start the L3 BSE in Electrotechnical installation.