BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering – overall grade DM or higher and a minimum of two A-Levels at grade C or above, including mathematics or science EAL Diploma – Distinction.
Applicants are also required to successfully pass assessment before being offered an apprenticeship.
What you can expect?
Automation and Control Engineering Technician, install, maintain, fault find and optimise hardware and software for automation systems.
Typically, this involves the above duties across a range of hardware such as on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), the use of physical tools, software tools and instruments to carry out tasks associated with building installing and maintaining of automation systems.
What will you study, for example?
Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling Principles
Engineering Plant Operations and Maintenance
Statistical Process Control
Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis of Engineering Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
What qualifications will you acquire at the end of the programme?
A level 4 technical engineering qualification covering at least one of the following areas:
Electrical/Electronic Engineering, General Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Engineering.