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Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. For example, turbines, cranes, gearboxes, production lines, rigs and platforms.

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  • Course Description

    Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. To produce or refurbish the components fitters will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate. They may be based in a workshop or clients premises - this may include hazardous environments.

  • Entry Requirements

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

    Or

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

  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    EAL Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

    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:

    Project: report including evidence, and questioning

    Multiple choice test

    Professional discussion supported by portfolio of evidence

Starting 06/09/2021

King's Lynn

Apprenticeship

Duration 42 months, during which you will attend college on one day per week.

Starting 06/09/2021

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Lydia Appleton

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Lydia completed level 2 and level 3 Motor Vehicle qualifications at the college and is now completing an apprenticeship with A.T. Johnson, a specialised company that supplies parts to the motor industry in the East of England

“I wanted to become a mechanic and college offered different courses for me to be able to achieve my career goals”

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Bradley achieved Level 2 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair to a very high standard, prior to starting Level 3.

Bradley said “I’ve been given the opportunity to do work experience along with my tutors as their TSO, helping other students and looking after the workshop as it gives me a diverse view on a different, but vital, area of the motor industry.”

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