Land-based service engineer (level 2)
Maintaining a range of machinery, plant and equipment in one sectors such as agriculture, forestry and horticulture.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
- Typical duration
- 18 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Agriculture, environmental and animal care
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Agricultural Service Engineer
- Fixed Plant and Equipment Service Engineer
- Forestry Equipment Service Engineer
- Horticultural Service Engineer
- Outdoor Power Equipment Service Engineer
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Select and apply appropriate tools and equipment, demonstrate dexterity, resourcefulness, and a professional approach to service engineering practice.
- Maintain and conduct basic repairs and maintenance activities on power units, and power trains, mechanical equipment, plant and machinery and their associated systems and components either under supervision or following procedures and service schedules prepared by the manufacturer or employer.
- Thermally and chemically join metals and materials.
- Access and interpret technical data relating to service and maintenance operations in accordance with the manufacturer’s documentation.
- Communicate with customers and colleagues expressing technical information in clear concise terms whilst demonstrating customer care principles.
- Work efficiently both under supervision, individually and as a team member.
- Demonstrate a logical, safe and systematic approach to work practices.
- Carry out operational tests on low technology plant, equipment and machinery.
- Communicate using a range of methods. This will include delivering oral and written reports to colleagues and customers regarding the work carried out on equipment
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