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Access to Building Services Engineering
(Access 2000)

This qualification is intended as a entry programme for those who wish to enter any of the following industries:

  • plumbing
  • refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • electrical installation
  • heating and ventilating.

By studying this course, you will be able to progress onto one of our Level 1 Building Services courses, such as Electrical Installation or Plumbing Studies. 

Course Content

Units undertaken

  • Unit 101 Understand and demonstrate fundamental safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Unit 102 Understand fundamental environmental protection measures within building services engineering
  • Unit 103 Understand fundamental scientific principles within building services engineering
  • Unit 104 Introduction to building services engineering
  • Unit 105 Understand and demonstrate fundamental Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) operations
  • Unit 106 Understand and demonstrate fundamental electrical installation operations
  • Unit 107 Understand and demonstrate fundamental heating and ventilating operations
  • Unit 108 Understand and demonstrate fundamental plumbing operations


In order to study this course, you will have a range of GCSEs at grade 2, including Maths and English.


Upon completing this course, you will be able to progress onto one of our lLvel 1 courses which will provide you access to a Level 2 course. After Level 2, our students typically enter the industry through employment or apprenticeship opportunities.