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3 Years
Course code AVPMOPF1SA

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician, Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship covers the following roles: Electrical Technicians; Mechanical Technicians; Control & Instrumentation Technicians; Wind Turbine Technicians Electrical System and Process Control Technicians; Electromechanical Technicians and Plant Operations Technicians.

You will have the opportunity to combine on-the-job training with study in a college environment. You will start by learning the basics across several different areas. For one or two days per week in the first year, you will be taught the technical knowledge and practical competencies needed to complete your apprenticeship.

You will also work in our brand-new engineering workshops and labs to develop new skills. Depending on the company that you work for, your apprenticeship will cover several different disciplines such as turning, milling in the machine shop, CAD or CAM, CNC machining, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, electrical and electronics, maintenance, materials science, programmable logic controllers, composites, fabrication and welding.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through workplace observations and practical tests. You will also complete online tests, assignments and produce a portfolio of evidence. This will be part of your end-point assessment.

What could I do after this course?

Most students will progress into a technician-level position. You could also progress onto higher education, such as the degrees or degree apprenticeships on offer at University Centre Weston.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at grade 4 or higher including maths, English and science, or equivalent.

Course Level

Level 2

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What our students say

Owen Davies, Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

Owen Davies

"I’ve enjoyed the apprenticeship as the units are varied and interesting. Also, The lecturers are very knowledgeable and helpful. Giving me the skills and experience for my future career. "

Studied: Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

What next? Completing the rest of his Apprenticeship with Airbus

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