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Land-based service engineer

Maintaining a range of machinery, plant and equipment in one sectors such as agriculture, forestry and horticulture.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

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
Qualifications

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

None specified.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
City and Guilds 0207 294 3201
More Information

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