Maintaining the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment in industries that are part of the national
infrastructure engineering sector, such as electricity generating, oil and gas refining and pharmaceuticals.
Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technicians covers 7 roles: Electrical Technicians, Mechanical Technicians, Control &
Instrumentation Technicians, Wind Turbine and Technicians Electrical System and Process Control Technicians, electromechanical Technicians and Plant Operations Technicians. They will maintain the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment in one or more of the following Industries that are part of or have activities that are part of the broader national infrastructure. Engineering Sector: the electricity generating environment, which may use a range of different fuels including coal, gas, nuclear, wind and other renewable sources, telecommunications power plants, oil and gas refining, nuclear waste reprocessing, processing and production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, human and animal food, cosmetics, petrochemicals, sewerage and the exploration and exploitation of oil and gas.
The knowledge, skills and behaviours for this role will be developed over the duration of the apprenticeship.
Maths and English will be embedded within the apprenticeship.
This apprenticeship has a typical duration of 36 months
Learners will attend HESTA on day release for taught sessions, excluding half terms and holidays. A minimum of 6 hours per week will be spent on working towards the apprenticeship standard.
Apprentices will be supported by 1:1 meetings in the workplace by their dedicated Programme Tutor. Additional learning resources and information will be made available online to ensure a fully blended learning experience.
All apprentices must undertake an independent end-point assessment which is an assessment of the knowledge, skills and behaviours that have been learnt throughout the apprenticeship. The purpose of the assessment is to make sure the apprentice meets the standard set by employers and are fully competent in the occupation.
Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.