New apprenticeships Engineering Technician
About the role
The Engineering Technician apprenticeship is designed as a 42-month programme. This standard consists of 13 occupations including: Mechatronics Maintenance Technician, Engineering Technical Support, Machinist, Aerospace Manufacturing Fitter, Maritime Fabricator, Product Design and Development Technician, Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance Technician and Aircraft Maintenance Fitter/Technician (Fixed and Rotary Wing).
Engineering Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, and to complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long-term career development.
Engineered and manufactured products and systems that Engineering Technicians work on could involve mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power components/systems.
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We provide a clear learning programme to take apprentices from entry through to the gateway for end-point assessment.
You can use our on-programme offer regardless of whether you are using Pearson as your end-point assessment organisation or not.
There are mandatory qualifications for this standard.
Pathway 1,2 and 3
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Foundation Knowledge)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Knowledge)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Knowledge)
Pathways 10,11,12 and 13
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Advance Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.
For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.
There is an optional qualification for this standard.
As both a vocational and academic awarding organisation, we can offer a wide range of English and maths qualifications in line with your standards’ requirements from Functional Skills through to GCSEs.
English and maths resources
We have a wide range of resources and useful tools to complement your programme, including assessment tools, podcasts and training events.