Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is for people who want to embark on a career in the engineering industry. There are four pathways available including:

- Mechanical Manufacturing using practical skills for Mills, Lathes and Engineering drawing;

- Maintenance Engineering including mechanical and electrical maintenance tasks, interpreting documents and drawings

- Electronic/Electrical covering electrical maintenance and PLC (Programmable logic controllers)

- Technical Support Technician covering various aspects of the Engineering and Manufacturing functions including communication software, off line programming, quality control and inspection.

You will achieve the following qualifications as part of your programme:

Level 2 Foundation Competence Qualification; Level 3 Development Technical Competence Qualification; Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge Qualification.

If you have any questions or queries relating to apprenticeships, please contact the apprenticeship team Apprenticeships@swindon.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

Employers offer apprenticeship vacancies and will set the entry requirements, which will vary according to the role. If you do not already hold a minimum GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths (or equivalent) you will need to pass diagnostic assessments to prove that you can achieve these grades and achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

You will be required to undertake an End Point Assessment which will consist of a professional discussion, a portfolio of evidence and an application to the IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers).

Future career and study opportunities

You can progress onto a higher level Degree Apprenticeships or HNC/HND and develop your career as an engineering technician.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other apprenticeship course, email apprenticeships@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470 and select option 5 for apprenticeships.

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