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Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

Apprenticeship standards are employer-led, meaning that employers can specify exactly what’s required from an apprentice in each specific role. They outline the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to carry out your job role which are delivered and carried out both in the workplace, through teaching & learning and independent learning.

For this apprenticeship, apprentices will be required to complete a mandatory qualification. This will include an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Qual (and or) an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) qual which will ensure full knowledge in completing the fitting role.

Role Profile -An employee in this occupation will be responsible for completion of their work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality, health & safety and environmental regulations and requirements, with minimum supervision. This includes job titles such as Mechanical fitter, Electrical fitter, Electronic fitter, Instrumentation fitter, Pipe fitter, Controls and systems fitter

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements –
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their apprenticesh...

Course information

42 months (this does not include EPA period)

1 day per week tutor delivery in college.

Work-based training with employer on site.

Assessment overview

Skills, knowledge and behaviours are assessed by competencies being displayed in the workplace, observations, employer feedback, assessor progress reviews, evidence collating and the employer enabling the apprentice’s job role to fulfil the requirements of the Apprenticeship.

On programme assessment will include various coaching and mentoring assessment methods. These assessments are deigned to review the apprentice’s behaviour, knowledge and skills against set gateway criteria. In addition the apprentice, employer and college are required to maintain an off the job training log evidencing new skills and knowledge being learnt over the duration of the apprenticeship.

The final grading of the apprenticeship will be carried out through an End Point Assessment


This will lead to professional recognition with the IET for Eng Tech.
The potential to secure permanent employment in this field.

Level 3