Advanced Apprenticeship – Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician
The apprentice will gain technical knowledge, develop practical competence skills, along with functional and personal skills whilst working in an engineering environment. Acquired through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and academic study at college.
|When Flexible start dates||Duration36 - 42 Months|
|LevelLevel 3||AttendanceFull time employment with day release|
The engineering standard requires the apprentice to develop formal knowledge and demonstrate competence skills through completing identified learning modules covering the following themes:-
Core Knowledge units
- Health & Safety
- Engineering Maths
- Mechanical Principles
- Electrical/Electronic Principles
- Engineering Project
Optional Knowledge Units
- Engineering Drawing
- Mechanical Systems
- Engineering Materials
- Electronic Devices & Circuits
Identified Competence Learning Modules can include:
- Hand fitting techniques
- Producing mechanical assemblies
- Using lathes for turning operations
- Preparing and using milling machines
- Using CNC turning machines
- Using CNC milling machines
- Using computer software
- Producing CAD drawings
- Wiring & Testing Electronic Circuits
- Wiring & Testing Electrical Circuits
– Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics
– Functional Skills Level 2 in English
Entry on to this qualification is subject to successful completion of initial assessments. GCSEs grades 4 – 9 (A*-C) in English and maths are essential.
Typically, job roles would include; workshop maintenance technician, service engineer, commissioning engineer, electrical maintenance engineer, mechanical test engineer, control systems engineer.
The apprenticeship will be delivered as a mixture of flexible college attendance during the 1st year with day release and blended learning in both the workplace and college over the remaining apprenticeship period via focused classroom sessions, practical workshops, production of work-based research tasks/reports and observation of performance. Including block weeks scheduled throughout the program.