NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

ESTATES SERVICES

Estates Services employs a wide range of staff, all of whom are vital to the smooth running of healthcare properties and services.

Support workers, maintenance workers, fire safety officers, estates officers, directors of facilities and many more all contribute to making sure that NHSScotland buildings and estates are well-maintained and safe to use.

EXAMPLE ROLES, REQUIRED LEARNING AND SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

EXAMPLES OF JOB ROLES

Director; Head of Estates

REQUIRED LEARNING

Chartered Engineer

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

MSc Building Services Engineering

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

EXAMPLE ROLES

Senior Estates Officer

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

BEng Building Services Engineering

EXAMPLE ROLES

Maintenance Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Estates Workbook

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

PDA Plant Maintenance and Repair

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Management

ILM Leadership and Management

ILM Leadership and Team Skills

EXAMPLE ROLES

Maintenance Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Estates Workbook

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

SVQ Team Leading at SCQF level 5

For a more detailed explanation of the work-related qualifications listed within the pathway e.g. NPA, SVQ, HNC/HND, NC and PDA please refer to The NHS Education for Scotland publication The Well Qualified Workforce.

NHS Education for Scotland

Westport 102  
West Port   
Edinburɡh EH3 9DN

T: 0131 656 3200

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You can copy or reproduce the information in this document for use within NHSScotland and for non-commercial educational purposes. Use of this document for commercial purposes is permitted only with the written permission of NES.

NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

NHS Education for Scotland

Westport 102  
West Port   
Edinburɡh EH3 9DN

T: 0131 656 3200

Estates Services employs a wide range of staff, all of whom are vital to the smooth running of healthcare properties and services.

Support workers, maintenance workers, fire safety officers, estates officers, directors of facilities and many more all contribute to making sure that NHSScotland buildings and estates are well-maintained and safe to use

EXAMPLE ROLES

Director

Head of Estates

REQUIRED LEARNING

Chartered Engineer

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

MSc Building Services Engineering

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

EXAMPLE ROLES

Site/Estates Manager

Estates Manager

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

EXAMPLE ROLES

Senior Estates Officer

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

BEng Building Services Engineering

EXAMPLE ROLES

Senior Estates Officer

Estates Officer

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

EXAMPLE ROLES

Trades Supervisor; (Higher) Technician

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

EXAMPLE ROLES

Maintenance Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Estates Workbook

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

PDA Plant Maintenance and Repair

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Management

ILM Leadership and Management

ILM Leadership and Team Skills

EXAMPLE ROLES

Maintenance Assistant

REQUIRED LEARNING

Estates Workbook

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

SVQ Team Leading at SCQF level 5