MCAST Advanced Diploma in Building Services Engineering
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|MQF Level||Level 4|
|Duration||1 year full-time and 2 years on apprenticeship|
|Entry Requirements||MCAST-BTEC First Diploma in Construction
MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Construction
MCAST Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning
MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)
MCAST Diploma in Electrical Installations
MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)
MCAST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
MCAST Diploma in Construction Engineering
4 SEC/O-Level /SSC&P (Level 3) passes
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|Course Description||This course enables learners to enter the industry of building services engineering to support in areas such as design, systems’ installation and facilities management. Training is provided in a wide range of building services systems in both Mechanical and Electrical fields. The theme of energy conservation and environmental impact is present throughout.
This enables students to carry out duties at a technical level. Qualified technicians are continuously required in building services design offices and/or installation companies working with new installations and/or existing installations that require upgrading to conform with new legislation.
|Study/Course Delivery||During the course learners are also given the opportunity to develop personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working career.|
|Assessment||This MCAST-BTEC programme is sub-divided into a number of units. Each unit may be assessed through various forms of assessment instruments, including project-oriented tasks, technical reports, take-home assignments, practical tasks, portfolios, employer related projects and/or time constrained tests.|
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Explain responsibilities of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation
2. Identify main equipment, media and techniques in the production of drawings to detailing building services systems and processes
3. Calculate final quantities from dimensions and descriptions of construction and building services systems
4. Apply scientific principles to provide a comfortable internal environment using natural and building services systems including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning designs.
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