Engineering

Automation and Controls Engineering Technician Higher Apprenticeship Standard (Level 4)

Overview

This occupation is found in cross sector (e.g. Automotive, Food & Drink, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Construction), companies involved in manufacturing (discrete or process), logistics or utilities environments. These employers may be directly involved in these activities or as a provider of services (e.g. systems integration, field service, technical consultancy) to these companies.

Am I Ready?

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. In order to optimise success candidates will typically have 5 GCSE's at Grade C ( Grade 4/5 in the new numerical GCSE grading system) or above, including Mathematics, English and a Science, Technology or Engineering related subject, or 90+ credits in an Engineering BTEC at level 3. *(As further guidance, the level of Mathematics has an advisory GCSE level of grade B (Grade 5/6 in the new numerical GCSE grading system).

Course Details

The course involves learning how to install and maintain hardware and software for automation services.

Assessment

Observations in the workplace by an independent assessor; practical assessments; EPA (End Point Assessment).

Additional Information

This course should be completed within 24 months.

Your Next Steps

Typical Job Roles: Automation and Controls Engineering Technician

Course Details
Code: PWA90471 Type: Part Time Dates: 1 August 2023
Entry Requirements: See “Am I Ready?”
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