Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Study options:Work-Based Learning
World class companies use some of the most innovative and technically automated equipment available to manufacture a wide range of food and drink products. Both Mechanical and Multi-skilled Engineers need to maximise the benefits of the technology.
Food industry core skills for both health and safety and quality
Core engineering skills such as machining and fitting
Ethical and control engineering
Automation in food and drink industry
Electrical installation and testing
Best practice in maintenance engineering
An apprentice should be employed in a role where they can be assessed in the workplace and should be able to provide evidence from the job role for assessment against the qualification criteria. You can apply without having a job in place and college will support you in finding an employer.
A minimum of 5 GCSE’s with the following grades:
English and maths at 5 or above, and 3 other GCSE’s grade C or above including a science subject
Plus A multi- choice mechanical aptitude test
You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English and Maths at 5 or above and three other GCSEs at grade C or above, including a Science subject.
You will also need to pass a multiple-choice mechanical aptitude test.
During the program progress will be measured through both assignment assessment and written tests. The overall program will be assessed with a synoptic end point assessment involving: a written test, professional discussion and observation.
The course could lead onto further higher academic qualification up to and including a masters degree in Food Engineering.
Typical roles would be Engineering Technician, leading to Engineering/Maintenance Manager.
FEES & FUNDING
It will not cost you anything to do this apprenticeship (your employer may be asked to make a contribution towards your course fees).
HOW TO APPLY/ENROL
Directly to employers or via the apprenticeship website.
The course includes gaining knowledge about the food and drink industry as well as engineering maintenance.
For more information on applying for this course please see the Apply page.