Further education and skills – guidance

Apprenticeship standard: food and drink maintenance engineer (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a food and drink maintenance engineer

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Assessment plan for a food and drink maintenance engineer

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Detail

This document is relevant to:

  • those looking to apply for an apprenticeship
  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

This standard is ready to use.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks, and will be clear and concise. From 2017 to 2018 as many apprenticeship starts as possible will be on the new standards.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the food and drink maintenance engineer standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: secretariat@foodanddrink.nsacademy.co.uk.

The standard for a food and drink maintenance engineer was developed by:

  • Arla Foods (UK)
  • Dairy Crest
  • First Milk
  • Fosters Bakery
  • Haribo
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Mars
  • McCain Foods (GB) Ltd
  • Mondelçz International
  • Müller Dairy
  • Nestlé UK
  • Premier Foods
  • Princes
  • Thorntons PLC
  • Unilever UK

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band (6 = highest 1 = lowest): 6

Maximum core government contribution: £18,000

Read the funding rules for apprenticeship standards for further information.