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Engineering Technician L3 Standard (ST0457)

Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Engineering
Apprenticeships
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 4
Interview Required?: Y
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/engineering-technician-l3-standard-st0457
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Course Information for Students

Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development

Engineering Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long term career development.

Engineered and manufactured products and systems that Engineering Technicians work on could involve mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power components/systems.

In order to optimise success, candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.

There are 3 different pathways on offer:-

Machinist Pathways to complete the following mandatory qualifications:-

L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Machinist

L3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technical Support (units)

L2 Diploma in Machining

L2 Diploma in Engineering

Fitter pathway to complete the following mandatory qualifications:-

L2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

L3 Diploma in Aerospace Manufacturing

BTEC L2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

BTEC L3 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

Mechatronics Pathway to complete the following  mandatory qualifications

L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Foundation Gateway Units

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and on-site. 

No additional costs.  However PPE will be required to be worn at all times

All of the qualification requirements in the foundation and development phases are mandatory outcomes for the completion and final certification of the Apprenticeship Standard. Each qualification has a core and options approach and employers will select the most applicable pathway and unit options to meet their organisational requirements.
There will be an end point assessment during the final phase of the Apprenticeship where the apprentice will need to demonstrate to the employer how they have achieved full occupational  competence against, skills, knowledge and behaviours, set out in the Standard On successful completion of the End Point assessment and employer endorsement phase (final sign off) apprentices will be then be put forward to be awarded their Apprenticeship completion certificate.

Further Study – Progress onto a relevant higher apprenticeship at Level 4,5 or 6

 

Careers – Progress into Team Leading or Management

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

  • Apply safe systems of working
  • Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services
  • Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Have a commitment to continued professional development

Engineering Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long term career development.

Engineered and manufactured products and systems that Engineering Technicians work on could involve mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power components/systems.

In order to optimise success, candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.

Practical experience in all the elements required by the standard.  Participation in all reviews with the Apprentice and DCG.

1. Personal responsibility, resilience and ethics. Comply with health and safety guidance and procedures, be disciplined and have a responsible approach to risk, work diligently at all times, accept responsibility for managing time and workload and stay motivated and committed when facing challenges. Comply with any organisational policies/codes of conduct in relation to ethical compliance
2. Work effectively in teams. Integrate with the team, support other people, consider implications of their actions on other people and the business
3. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. open and honest communicator, communicating clearly using appropriate methods, listening to others and have a positive and respectful attitude
4. Focus on quality and problem solving. Follow instructions and guidance, demonstrates attention to detail, follow a logical approach to problem solving and seek opportunities to improve quality, speed and efficiency
5. Continuous personal development. Reflect on skills, knowledge and behaviours and seeks opportunities to develop, adapt to different situations, environments or technologies and have a positive attitude to feedback and advice

There are 3 different pathways on offer:-

Machinist Pathways to complete the following mandatory qualifications:-

L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Machinist

L3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Technical Support (units)

L2 Diploma in Machining

L2 Diploma in Engineering

Fitter pathway to complete the following mandatory qualifications:-

L2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

L3 Diploma in Aerospace Manufacturing

BTEC L2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

BTEC L3 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering

Mechatronics Pathway to complete the following  mandatory qualifications

L2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Foundation Gateway Units

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

L3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

 

Functional Skills in Maths and English

All of the qualification requirements in the foundation and development phases are mandatory outcomes for the completion and final certification of the Apprenticeship Standard. Each qualification has a core and options approach and employers will select the most applicable pathway and unit options to meet their organisational requirements.
There will be an end point assessment during the final phase of the Apprenticeship where the apprentice will need to demonstrate to the employer how they have achieved full occupational  competence against, skills, knowledge and behaviours, set out in the Standard On successful completion of the End Point assessment and employer endorsement phase (final sign off) apprentices will be then be put forward to be awarded their Apprenticeship completion certificate.

The Apprentice will be have all training provided within Rolls Royce premises on a block or day release basis.

Nothing additional is required.

Progress onto a higher apprenticeship course in engineering

Machinist

Fitter

Mechatronics Engineer

You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship, but if you don’t we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and external advertising through social media and the national apprenticeship services website

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Other Engineering Professionals

£43373

Other Engineering Professionals

Metal Working Machine Operatives

£21776

Metal Working Machine Operatives

Other Plant and Machine Operatives

£31876

Other Plant and Machine Operatives

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: August 24, 2022 1:35 pm