Construction & Building Trades

Building Services Design Technician Level 3

Quick information

An Apprenticeship standard designed by employers for employers



Who is it for?

Trainee’s in design, surveying and engineering roles

Start date

September start


Level 3


The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 36 months but this will depend on the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of competence.

How does it work?

Attending Sheffield college 1 day a week, Studying a Level 3 Diploma in Construction for 2 years and working towards an End Point Assessment in year 3.


The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment is intended as a Tech Level qualification. It allows learners to develop a substantial core of knowledge, to study in depth a full range of optional units, and to develop the broader skills highly valued by higher education institutions.


The Level 3 Diploma assessment has both examinations and assignments, to show a relevant level of learning has taken place over the 2 years.


Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment

Additional qualifications

GCSE English and Maths (Grade C or above); apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.


The apprenticeship will be reviewed after a maximum of 3 years.