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Science Industry Process and Plant Engineer (Degree)

Helping design the manufacturing process for science-based technology and products

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Typically candidates will have relevant level 3 (equivalent to A level) qualifications. Employers might consider prior work experience as an alternative

What apprentices will learn
  • preparing for, and performing, process/plant engineering tasks
  • techniques for improving processes
  • engineering data analysis
  • managing and/or supporting the introduction of new technologies and practices
  • using creative thinking and problem solving to challenge assumptions and come up with new ideas and innovations
  • successful apprentices will achieve an engineering degree relevant to their role
  • apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

Successful apprentices will be eligible to apply for incorporated engineer status through an Engineering Council-licensed professional engineering institution such as the Institution of Chemical Engineers or Institution of Mechanical Engineers

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Science Industry Assessment Service 01925515211
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.