Land-based service engineer
Maintaining a range of machinery, plant and equipment in one sectors such as agriculture, forestry and horticulture.
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £18,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
Candidates will usually have GCSE English and maths at grade C (or equivalent) and a basic understanding of information and communication technology (ICT).
- What apprentices will learn
- environmental, safe working and legal requirements
- selecting and using specialist tools and equipment
- thermally and chemically joining metals and components
- principles of land-based engine machinery, plant and equipment
- service, maintenance and repair principles and practices
- interpreting technical data
Apprentices will achieve a:
- Level 2 Diploma in Land-based Engineering
- Certificate in Emergency First Aid
- Certificate in Abrasive Wheels
Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must:
- achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
- take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.