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Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

The apprentice will maintain the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment. The Technicians will undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance and repair of a range of equipment, sometimes complex, as part of planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes.

The apprentice will demonstrate skills and knowledge of the following to be able to meet the end point assessment criteria, as detailed in the assessment plan:

  • Core Technical Knowledge
  • Core Skills
  • Core Behaviours

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  • Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including maths at grade 5 or above, English and a science


    A level 2 engineering qualification with maths and English at level 2

  • Course Length

    How long is this course?

    42 Months

    When does this course start?


    How many hours / days per week is this course?

    Day release

  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    No vocational qualifications required, but college delivery can include EAL Diploma in Engineering.

    Level 2 in English and maths (a pre-requisite for entry on to the apprenticeship)

    How is my course assessed?

    The end-point assessment has three distinct components:

    Knowledge assessment (weighting 20%).

    A final observation of practical work (weighting 40%)

    A technical interview, based upon an evidence portfolio which will include all evidence of practical observations, progress reviews and work activities (weighting 40%)

Starting 06/09/2021



Duration 42 Months

Starting 06/09/2021

King's Lynn


Duration 42 Months

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Jack Goodrum

Carpentry & Joinery

Jack was awarded Apprenticeships winner at the CWA Student of the Year Awards ceremony 2018.

“At college, I have learnt so many other skills that“At college, I have learnt so many other skills thathaven’t just revolved around carpentry. I havelearnt how to be more adaptable to overcomemany difficult challenges I have faced. Sincethen I have grown in confidence and gone fromstrength to strength within the workplace.”

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