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Engineering Manufacturing Technician

Providing specialist technical support for engineers.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

  • candidates will typically have 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (grades 9 to 4), including mathematics, English, science, technology or engineering related subject
  • 90 or more credits in an engineering BTEC at level 3 (GCSE grades 9 to 6 or A* to B)
What apprentices will learn
  • lean analysis methods
  • product modification
  • financial planning or costing
  • cost effectiveness of processes and methods of engineering
  • local, national and or international regulatory or compliance requirements

Mandatory qualification

  • Pearson BTEC level 4 higher national certificate in engineering or
  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 higher national certificate in manufacturing operations Additional mandatory qualifications (Aerospace apprentices only) Civil Aviation (CAA) requirement
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in aerospace and aviation engineering (Foundation competence)
  • EAL Level 4 Diploma in engineering and advanced manufacturing (Development competence)
  • apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
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More Information

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