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Science industry maintenance technician (level 3)

Contributing to the operation of science industry plant by installing, maintaining, testing and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment.

Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
36 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Work safely in a science industry environment, understanding personal responsibility for Health, Safety, Environment and Security and principles of risk management.
  • Participate in continuous performance improvement.
  • Safely use all necessary equipment, following the appropriate engineering techniques, procedures and methods of relevance to complete the maintenance activity.
  • Prepare the work area for maintenance of plant, systems or components.
  • Carry out planned routine and non- routine maintenance activities, effectively, efficiently and safely.
  • Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of plant, systems and components.
  • Conduct safe and effective exchange of plant and equipment to others and accept and confirm responsibility for the plant and equipment within the work area.
  • Manufacture or assemble components within skill set.
  • Develop and apply theoretical knowledge of engineering and its application to the required sector & job ro This should be acquired through a qualification set at level 3 (or above) that is approved by a licensed professional engineering institution.

Full information on Science industry maintenance technician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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