Engineering Technician (Technical Support) - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WE00023
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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.
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.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Your progress is monitored and assessments are arranged throughout the course and are usually done on-the-job and through day release to college.
Assessment has three aspects which include observation of your actual performance and your knowledge and understanding you display in response to written and/or spoken questions, and a portfolio of support material which you will build up containing assignments, case studies and testimony evidence through the e-portfolio.
To achieve your qualification, you will also need to achieve a pass in the end point assessment.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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