End Point Assessment

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Building Services Engineering Service & Maintenance Engineer

Building Services Engineering Service & Maintenance Engineer

ST0061

48 Months

Introduction

Building Services Engineering makes buildings work. Service and Maintenance Engineers play a key role in planning and completing a range of maintenance work encompassing industrial and commercial building services engineering systems such as ventilating, heating, water supply, waste (effluent discharge) and drainage

Occupational role

The role includes related electrical isolation, disconnection, reconnection and reactivation. Service and Maintenance Engineers also complete planned preventative maintenance and undertake any required remedial repairs. In addition, they monitor and manage the operation of plant and equipment through building and energy management systems.

Funding

Maximum £18,000

Level 3

Entry requirements

Employers will set their own entry requirements.

Content

The apprenticeship includes core knowledge, skills and behaviours required to undertake the work of a Building Services Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineer.

End Point Assessment

Overview of assessment

The end point assessment covers all of the skills, knowledge and behaviours in the Standard. It will take place using independent assessors appointed by QFI and the methods shown below:

Knowledge Test

This will consist of 60 multiple-choice questions on a computer-based platform in a controlled invigilated environment. The questions will assess underpinning knowledge and behaviours as identified within the assessment plan. Time allowed for the test is 90 minutes.

Written Scenario Based Project

This consists of a timed synoptic written Scenario Based Project under exam conditions, set by QFI and invigilated by an assessor. This assessment is used to confirm the apprentice is able to identify, diagnose and rectify faults, which is critical to this occupation. Time allowed is 3 hours

Practical Observation

Consisting of the apprentice being observed, in a real work environment, undertaking a planned maintenance task of sufficient complexity to last at least 2 hours and not exceeding 3 hours. During the observation there will be interaction between the assessor and apprentice to allow all areas being tested to be checked and any gaps to be addressed

Professional Discussion

Conducted on a one-to-one basis with the apprentice the assessor will explore how the apprentice applied the knowledge, skills and behaviours in the workplace, using evidence from the apprentice’s Record of Achievement as the basis which must be supplied to the Assessor one week prior to the Professional Discussion.60 minutes is allowed for the professional discussion

Readiness for assessment

The employer will endorse progression to the end-point when satisfied that the apprentice is consistently working at or above the level set out in the standard, and the pre-requisite gateway requirements have been met with evidence to support these:

  • achieved minimum level 2 English and mathematics
  • compiled a Record of Achievement which forms the basis of Professional Discussion.

Grading

This apprenticeship is graded by the independent assessor appointed by QFI and grades are either: fail, pass or distinction.

Professional Recognition

N/A

Why choose QFI

QFI is listed on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations to assess this apprenticeship Standard. We have access to specialist, occupationally competent independent assessors. We will work with you to ensure that the end-point assessment runs as smoothly as possible providing support for any staff involved in the process. Contact us now to discuss your requirements leadassessor@qfiepa.org