Engineering Fitter Level 3


The Engineering Fitter apprenticeship standard is suitable for those producing complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification.

An Engineering Fitter may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias. To produce or refurbish the components, fitters will interpret drawings or specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification.

Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge.

An employee in this occupation will be responsible for completion of their work to the required specification and deadlines, with minimum supervision.

Qualifications Included:

Level 1/2 Functional Skills – Maths and English (unless exempt)
Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Free Added Value Qualification:
Level 2 Unit Accreditation (Foundation Competence)
Level 3 NVQ Diploma (Development Competence)
  • Flexible national delivery available on this Apprenticeship, delivered using a ‘hybrid learning’ approach, incorporating face-to-face; work-based assessment and learning support sessions, along with timetabled tutor led live e-tutorials (accessed using MS Teams Education).
  • If required laptops loaded with all the necessary software packages are available free of charge to all Apprentices on a loan basis, ensuring access for everyone to the full curriculum.
  • As part of our commitment to the environment, we deliver all aspects of the Apprenticeship using the latest e-technology, including paperless inductions, live tutor led e-tutorials, and e-portfolio system for uploading course work and evidence gathering.
  • Spread recruitment costs throughout the year, by utilising our employer friendly, roll-on-roll-off monthly enrolment dates. Our flexible modular timetable breaks away from the traditional September start date (term times).
  • Apprentice progress reports are available to all employers on a monthly basis.
  • Unit Rate: £21,000 per Apprentice (no additional fees).
  • Typical duration to gateway: 36 months.

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