Course Code: EN00108 Engineering Technician (Technical Support) - Advanced Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary As an engineering technician, you will work in a wide range of engineering and manufacturing companies. Technical support technicians, work as part of a team to provide technical support and expertise for all areas of the engineering and manufacturing function including, engineering drawing, quality control, computer control programming, operational technical support, engineering software development, product development and innovation. , Entry Requirements Employers will set the recruitment and selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. In order to optimise success, candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science. If you do not hold the relevant Mathematics and English qualifications, you will be expected to undertake functional skills at level 2 in both subjects. Learning and Teaching Methods During this course you will initially learn foundation skills and knowledge in a workshop environment including electrical, mechanical, using lathes for turning operations, preparing and using milling machines and conducting business improvement techniques. You will then move onto the advanced stage where you will study a level 3 technical knowledge certificate including units: Mathematics for engineering technicians Electrical principles Mechanical principles Selecting and using programmable controllers Further mathematics Industry Placement and Field Trips You will normally work around 30 hours per week, and no more than 40 hours (if you are under 18), which includes any training time at college (off the job) as well as on the job with your employer. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All costs for this course should be covered by your employer. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression If you successfully achieve all parts of the Apprenticeship, your Skills Coach will discuss your next steps to take. Dependent on your roles and responsibilities, this may be the next level of the subject you have been studying already or a different pathway.