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Engineering Technician Standard

The Apprenticeship standard is to provide the manufacturing and engineering sectors with technicians and engineers who have practical skills, combined with a knowledge for their chosen profession. It is for anyone who wants to work in the Engineering Sector and develop skills associated with a particular role. You should be working in the sector associated with the particular standard and have access to real life engineering tasks, equipment or services. You will need to behave ethically and demonstrate commitment to continual learning and development.
With a comprehensive structure, the apprenticeship standard will allow you to develop level 3 skills and competencies needed to be an engineer. This Apprenticeship will provide the underpinning requirement to become an Engineer. The qualification has multiple pathways and can be studied with a Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic or Maintenance focus.

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“The project work allows me to build and design my own pieces - I really enjoy the practical tasks. Everyone is really friendly and the staff are very supportive. It’s a really great course, I’ve gained valuable skills and feel like I’m able to express myself.”Oliver Deschamps

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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About us

We currently offer a wide range of apprenticeships in various sectors including: childcare, management, hairdressing, marine and many more. Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

We deliver a range of Higher Apprenticeships which offer a unique way of developing professional level, job specific skills while remaining in employment and earning a salary.

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A supportive learning environment is available for all students including, free or discounted travel options, careers advice and more. We take pride in matching apprentices of all ages to the right job and employer.

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