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Commercial catering equipment technician (level 3)

Installing, maintaining and repairing commercial catering equipment.

Level
3
Equivalent to A level
Typical duration
30 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£15,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Commercial catering equipment engineer
  • Commercial catering equipment maintenance engineer
  • Commercial catering equipment maintenance technician
  • Commercial catering equipment service and maintenance engineer
  • Commercial catering equipment service and maintenance technician
  • Commercial catering equipment service engineer
  • Commercial catering equipment service technician
  • Commercial catering equipment technician
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Undertake routine servicing of commercial catering equipment.
  • Interpret, follow and adhere to Service Level Agreements, legal requirements, specifications, and customer needs.
  • Plan, organise and schedule own/others' work for example task delegation, work-flow, route planning, time management.
  • Conduct site survey, including recording and updating risk assessments and method statements.
  • Interpret job requirements for example job specification, technical drawings, wiring diagrams and Manufacturers’ Instruction manuals.
  • Determine and source resources for example materials, parts, time and equipment.
  • Manage stock levels.
  • Install connecting pipework for gas, water and drainage to mains service.
  • Conduct electrical connection, disconnection and/or isolation of catering or ancillary equipment.
  • Conduct gas connection, disconnection and/or isolation of catering or ancillary equipment.
  • Conduct water and drainage connection, disconnection and/or isolation of catering or ancillary equipment.
  • Operate and maintain tools and instruments in correct working order, including drills, power tools, spirit levels, specialist tools/instruments.
  • Commission/re-commision catering and ancillary equipment.
  • Diagnose faults in catering or ancillary equipment; identify and implement solutions including fitting replacement or repairing parts.
  • Test catering or ancillary equipment and quality assure to manufacturers’ specification.
  • Report completion of work carried out to customer and management/office.
  • Categorise decommissioned catering or ancillary equipment for reuse, disposal or recycling.
  • Complete documentation for example asset management records, work sheets, waste environmental records.
  • Collect, record and provide data, for example gas, water pressures and air quality readings.
  • Use IT equipment including computers and smart phones and software for example email, internet browsers, word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, internal or external, for example customers, colleagues, managers, general public.
  • Provide information, guidance or training to stakeholders including demonstrating the correct operation of equipment.
  • Conduct all duties in adherence with health and safety directives and environmental policy and procedures.
  • Store and transport materials, parts, equipment and tools.

Full information on Commercial catering equipment technician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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