Further education and skills – guidance

Apprenticeship standard: utilities 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 utilities engineering technician

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Assessment plan for a utilities 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 utilities engineering technician standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: Lisa.lingard@euskills.co.uk or Jacqueline.Hall@euskills.co.uk.

The standard for an utilities engineering technician was developed by:

  • Cory Environmental
  • FCC Environment
  • Grundon
  • London Waste Ltd
  • National Sewerage Association
  • Northumbrian Water
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Southern Water
  • South West Water
  • Thames Water
  • United Utilities
  • Veolia, Viridor
  • Welsh Water
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • The Energy Institute
  • The Institute of Water
  • Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

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.