Trafford College
Construction and the Built Environment Top up (Building Services Engineering - Electrical Pathway) HND
Trafford College

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Holders of the BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma (Building Services Engineering – Electrical pathway) will have developed a sound understanding of the principles in their ‘specialist pathway’ of study and will have learned to apply those principles more widely. They will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making.

Continuous assessment through written assignments, presentations and laboratory work.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Those with 48 Ucas points will be considered for an interview

Qualification requirements

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on: 64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview) BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject Other related Level 3 qualifications Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications

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Tuition Fees Construction and the Built Environment Top up (Building Services Engineering - Electrical Pathway) HND

England UK £6995
Northern Ireland £6995
Scotland £6995
Wales £6995

Additional fee information

£6995 Full-Time ,£3600 Per Year Part-Time

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

What students say about studying Building Services Engineering in the UK?

  • CIBSE - Why the role of building services engineer is a good career?

About Trafford College

Trafford College is an institution that provides Further Education level courses to their students in the metropolitan borough of Trafford, England. There are two separate campus sites that applicants can study at; Altrincham Campus with its specialist Creative Arts facilities, and Stretford Campus where vocational learners benefit from modern and well-equipped workshops.

Where is this programme taught

Main Site (Stockpot College Campus)
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