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L4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard

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Providing specialist technical support for engineers.

This occupation is found in large and small engineering and manufacturing organisations providing products and services throughout a wide range of sectors, such as Automotive, Aerospace/Airworthiness, Chemical Processing, Land Systems, Marine, Maritime Defence, Materials Manufacturers and their respective supply chains. Research indicates that the sector needs to recruit approximately 124,000 engineers and technicians every year. The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide specialist technical support for engineers, so that organisations can develop, produce or test new/existing products, processes, or procedures to meet a customer specification in terms of quality, cost and delivery, as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Typical job titles include:
• Manufacturing Engineer Quality
• Manufacturing Production Engineer
• Manufacturing Procurement Engineer
• Quality Engineer
• Costing Engineer
• Test and Commissioning Engineer
• Installation Engineer
• Process Engineer
• Production Support Engineer


  • Duration

    This apprenticeship has a typical duration of 42 months.

Learners will attend North Lindsey College or our CATCH Academy for taught sessions, excluding half terms and holidays. In total, learners have to spend 20% of their time on programme completing Off-The-Job training, this includes their block release. Apprentices will be supported by 1:1 meetings in the workplace by their dedicated Programme Tutor. Additional learning resources and information will be made available online to ensure a fully blended learning experience.

All apprentices must undertake an independent end-point assessment which is an assessment of the knowledge, skills and behaviours that have been learnt throughout the apprenticeship. The purpose of the assessment is to make sure the apprentice meets the standard set by employers and are fully competent in the occupation.

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. In order to optimise success candidates will typically have 5 GCSE’s at Grade C (Grade 4/5 in the new numerical GCSE grading system) or above, including Mathematics, English and a Science, Technology or Engineering related subject, or 90+ credits in an Engineering BTEC at level 3. *(As further guidance, the level of Mathematics has an advisory GCSE level of grade B (Grade 5/6 in the new numerical GCSE grading system)

Mandatory qualification
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering or Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Manufacturing Operations.

 

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Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7979

Course Fees

£21,000 - Apprenticeship Levy payers will pay the full cost from their levy: employers with 49 or less staff with an apprentice aged 16-18 years will pay no fees; all other employers will pay 5%.
If you are an employer with an annual wage bill of £3 million or more, you will pay into an apprenticeship levy. This levy is then used to pay for the full cost of the apprenticeship course which is £21,000. This figure is divided by the duration of the
Apprenticeship and you will make monthly payments from your account directly to us.

Information for EU Students

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