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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Engineering Technician - Mechatronics ST0457

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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Engineering Technician - Mechatronics ST0457Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford Campus
Level Level 3
Start Date September
Duration 42 months
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Awarding Body EAL
Offering Code ASL3MTE1S000
 
Course Overview

Mechatronics Maintenance Technicians ensure that plant and equipment perform to the required standard to facilitate production targets regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost within High Value Manufacturing environments. Typically the work would cover a broad range of activities include installation, testing, fault finding and the on-going planned maintenance of complex automated equipment. This requires the application of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across the electrical, electronic, mechanical, fluid power and control systems disciplines.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/engineering-technician/

What you will Study

On this programme you will study towards the mechatronics pathway
• Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
• Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:
• Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
• Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

The apprentice will have a depth and breadth of English and mathematics that allow them to operate successfully within their role. This may be met through entry criteria determined by the employer or qualifications and training within the apprenticeship. However, on completion all apprentices will have minimum level 2 qualifications in English and mathematics.

How you will Learn The course is delivered by a mixture of theory and practical work, both at College and in the workplace.
How you will be Assessed There will be continuous assessment of both your practical skills and theoretical knowledge.
Entry Requirements

Candidates must have an employer willing to support the requirements of the apprenticeship standard.

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices.

Most candidates will have achieved GCSE grade A-C, 4-9 or above in English and Maths and a STEM-related subject at Level 2 prior to commencement of apprenticeship.

If you do not have these, we can assess your current level of literacy/numeracy.

Attendance Expectations A mixture of day release & employer based.
Fee Information Please contact: The Business Development Team on 01924 789469.
Further Study This standard aligns to the core engineering skills required for similar occupations in other industries. It meets the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.
How to Apply Please complete an apprenticeship application form.
 
If you require an application form please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.
For Further Details

Please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 01924 789469 or email apprenticeships@wakefield.ac.uk

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Course Groups (W) Apprenticeship
Subject Area (W) Engineering
Client Group (W) 16-18
Client Group (W) 19+
Client Group (W) Apprenticeships
Search Ref (W) 59520
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Information last amended: 24 June 2022 11:18

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