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Standard: Level 3

Course Length: 42 Months

Course Description

A Engineering Technician provides a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers in the design, build, service, and repair of a range of engineering and construction products and services.

 

This course has been chosen to meet the knowledge requirements of the apprenticeship standard, in addition to providing a broad based engineering curriculum that will stand the apprentice in good stead for the future. The BTEC Knowledge course covers a range of units from essential mathematics, through engineering principles and on to materials, drawing, CAD and CAM and electrical circuits and devices. The NVQ course focuses on the workplace experience and has the core units 1,2 and 3 and also units that can be tailored to the apprentice and their work environment and employer expectations.

Course Profile

Career Pathways


Those interested in progressing further in Engineering, for example to university or to register for professional status, should also consider these qualifications as part of their progression.


•       Level 4 diploma Technician in Engineering

•       Level 4 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 

•       Level 4 Diploma in Civil Engineering 

•       Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering 

•       Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

•       Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering 

•       Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Engineering

 

Job Opportunities 


The above qualifications are ideal for first-level management or for people wanting to advance as an Engineering technician in the following fields:

Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Civil Engineering