Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance

What does a Level 2 Engineering Maintenance Apprentice do?

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter - Carry out preventative maintenance activities on mechanical equipment, deal with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement.

Electronics Maintenance Fitter - Carry out routine maintenance, fault location and testing on electronic equipment and circuits, repair and replace as necessary to restore serviceability.
Lift Maintenance (semi-skilled)  - Carry out routine maintenance and minor repairs on all types and manufactures of lift and stair lift equipment. Assist skilled personnel on major overhaul and service issues.

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates must be aged 16 or over and should have:
- Practical hand skills for handling tools, instruments and components
- Mathematical ability for engineering calculations
- Spoken and written communication skills
- Computer literacy
- Ability to understand engineering drawings
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Safety awareness is essential

What is the duration of the course?

Level 2 in Engineering Maintenance takes between 18-20 months and dependent on the job role and level of work carried out.

How can I progress in Electrical Engineering?

After completing your Level 2, you could progress onto your Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering (equivalent to 2 A-Level passes).

What Qualifications will I gain?

1. Performing Engineering Operations

2. Award in Environmental Awareness

3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR):
Employment Rights and Responsibilities cover legislation and other key policies you need to know and understand, relevant to your job role.

4. Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT at Level 1:
Functional Skills are qualifications in Maths, English and ICT that equip learners with the practical skills needed to learn, live and work successfully.

5. PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills):
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS:
- Independent Enquirers
- Creative Thinkers
- Reflective Learners
- Team Workers
- Self-managers
- Effective Participators

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