Approx. duration: 36-48 months
Start Date: September – November
Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus
Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come for an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and have a contract of employment.
On-programme learning: Land-based Service Engineering Technician Standard
End-point assessment: IMI
Course Summary: The technician will typically have an understanding of the interface between machines, biological systems and the working environment for example climate, soil, plant and animals. The nature of the industry will present technical challenges ranging from simple mechanics to the diagnosis and repair of complex mechanical, electronic and telemetry systems.
Note: Successful completion of this apprenticeship will be accepted by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) as meeting the Engineering Councils’ requirements for Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration.