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Level 3 Apprenticeship in Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician

89PST3/DER-2223
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length42 Months (depending On Readiness For End Point Assessment)
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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Applications for this programme are now closed for 22/23. If you would like any advice or guidance, please contact our Careers team on 01634 383636.

The Details

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician is an essential role across many industries ? from power production to manufacturing. Employers have come together to set the standard for this role, based on desired skills, knowledge, and behaviours.

Growing talent ensures you have the people your business needs. This apprenticeship standard is eligible for maximum ESFA funding.

Who is it for?

This apprenticeship standard is flexible and can be applied to seven different roles - Electrical Technicians; Mechanical Technicians; Control & Instrumentation Technicians; Wind Turbine Technicians; Electrical System and Process Control Technicians; Electromechanical Technicians and Plant Operations Technicians.

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, apprentices will be competent to operate, having gained:

? Practical experience of the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment, during fault and normal working activities
? An operational understanding of industry health, safety and
? environmental working practices and regulations
? Knowledge about relevant engineering theories and principles relative to their occupation

Assessing competence

Independent technical experts from industry will confirm whether the apprentice has met or exceeded the standard (awarding a fail, pass, merit or distinction). The end-point assessment consists of three elements: knowledge test; practical observation; and technical interview.

Other Important Info

Linked to professional registration

Achievement means the apprentice will be eligible to apply for registration as Engineering Technician (EngTech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.


Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Alex Camp

      I chose MidKent College because it was one of the main colleges that I thought was best equipped for the programme. In the future I want to have my own company that specialises in prosthetics and cybernetics; this requires electronics which is also one of the reasons I chose this College. Also, I love the welding aspect and the other bit and ...