Further education and skills – guidance

Apprenticeship standard: maintenance & operations engineering technician (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a maintenance & operations engineering technician

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Assessment plan for a maintenance & operations engineering technician

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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 maintenance & operations engineering technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: Clive.buggins@power.nsacademy.co.uk.

The standard for a maintenance & operations engineering technician was developed by:

  • Alstom
  • AMEC Foster Wheeler
  • Beck & Pollitzer Engineering Limited
  • Boulting
  • Cavendish Nuclear
  • Centrica Energy
  • Cofley Fabrication
  • Cordell Group
  • Doosan
  • E.ON
  • EDF Energy
  • Engenda Group
  • ESB
  • Horizon Nuclear Power
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Jacabs
  • Magnox
  • PEME
  • RWE
  • Shepley Engineers Limited
  • Specialised Management Services
  • Springfields Fuels Limited
  • Scottish and Southern Energy
  • Technica
  • Veolia
  • Vogal Group
  • Wisbeach Electrical Ltd

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.