Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician Level 4


A Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician is found in the engineering and manufacturing sector.

Sectors typically include maritime, maritime defence, automotive, energy, engineering construction and general engineering maintenance industries. Lead maintenance engineering technicians typically perform a multidisciplinary role, managing or leading other technicians. They may specialise in areas such as mechanical, electronic, or electrical engineering.

Employers range from small to large businesses who deliver or require maintenance support. They include major asset owners and operators, the supply chain, contractors and sub-contractors. Typical workplaces include private and public sector manufacturing factories. They can also include dockyards and shipyards, vehicle maintenance facilities, onboard operational vehicles and vessels.

Qualifications Included:

Level 2 Functional Skills – Maths and English (unless exempt)
Level 4 HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • 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: £19,000 per Apprentice (no additional fees).
  • Typical duration to gateway: 36 months.

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