This course is aimed at those who have an interest in following a career in building services and focuses on introductory practical and theoretical units in the specific areas of plumbing and domestic electrical installation.

The skills that will be developed during this course will help you to achieve employment within the Building Services industry:

  • Employability
  • Problem solving
  • Numeracy
  • Communications
  • Hand skills
  • Confidence 
  • One year full-time
  • Building services: health and safety
  • Building services: basic electrical installation operations
  • Building services: basic plumbing operations
  • Building services: energy and the environment
  • Building services: science
  • Building services: basic heating and ventilation operations
  • Building services: introductory units in gas safety and principals
  • Maths: Craft 1
  • Communication
  • ICT
  • Construction safety practices
  • Construction occupation practices
  • Efficient construction practices
  • Hot and cold water systems
  • Preparing and securing plumbing appliances
  • Installing and connecting domestic plumbing
  • Basic electrical installation systems and protection
  • Basic electrical installation skills

Evidence of good attendance and timekeeping from school, college or the workplace is necessary, as is one of the following:

  • Four National 4s including Maths and English
  • Successful completion of the School College Partnership course Skills for Work: Construction Craft (Fife schools only) plus two National 4s in English and Maths
  • Certificate: Construction Futures
  • Successful completion of an engineering course at SCQF Level 4
  • National Certificate: Built Environment SCQF Level 6
  • National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering (including SWAP Access to Engineering) SCQF Level 6
  • Modern Apprenticeships in plumbing
  • Modern Apprenticeships in electrical installation
  • Employment within the building services industry
  • All PPE supplied by the college
  • Online application