Water process technician
Carrying out reactive and routine maintenance on water process equipment, working on water supply and treatment, water networks and leakage, sewerage and wastewater.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 48 months
- Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Candidates will usually have at least 3 GCSEs at grades A to C (or equivalent), including maths and English.
- What apprentices will learn
- maintenance practices, processes and procedures, covering a range of waste and water systems, plant and equipment
- water industry operations in water and waste water treatment, water and sewerage network operations
- how to use specialist equipment and IT systems
- how to find and respond to faults in systems and equipment
- carrying out risk assessments
Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
- Professional registration
Successful apprentices will be eligible for engineering technician (Eng Tech) (or equivalent) professional registration.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.