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Apprenticeship standard: project controls technician

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


Apprenticeship standard for a project controls technician

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This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is not yet ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the project controls technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact:

The standard for a project controls technician was developed by:

  • Costain
  • 20/20 Business Group (training company)
  • ACostE
  • ACSL
  • AkerSolutions
  • Amec FosterWheeler
  • Atkins Global
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Bechtel
  • Cavendish Nuclear
  • CB&I
  • CH2MHill
  • Cumbria University
  • Decipher Group
  • Diviani Consulting
  • Doosan
  • EDF Energy
  • Engineering Construction Institute
  • Fabricom Engie
  • First Planner
  • Fluor
  • Gardiner and Theobold
  • Gen2 (training company)
  • HS2
  • KBR
  • LakerVent
  • Leeds University
  • Loughborough University
  • Magnox
  • Manchester University
  • Monitor Mpower (training company)
  • N-SAN
  • Pathfinder planning
  • Petrofac
  • Prima Uno
  • Project Controls Institute
  • Richmond College
  • RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors)
  • Sellafield
  • Sunbeam
  • Turner and Townsend
  • TASC (training)