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Building Services Engineering Craftsperson

Designing, installing and servicing engineering systems used to heat large buildings like factories and hospitals.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £18,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how large-scale engineering systems work

  • project planning and preparation

  • pipework installation

  • Commissioning and decommissioning techniques

  • safety working practices and legislation

  • apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) and level 1 information communications technology (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before completing this apprenticeship

  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved the level 3 heating and ventilating craftsperson qualification

Professional registration

None specified

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.