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Institute of Apprenticeships reference number:ST0159
Utilities Engineering Technicians perform reactive and routine maintenance on equipment to ensure safe and efficient running of the sites, supporting other disciplines as necessary. There are three main roles within the occupation: Electrical; Mechanical; Instrumentation Control and Automation (ICA).
The duration of this apprenticeship is typically 48 Months
Please refer to the Institute of Apprenticeships for full
details of the Standard and End Point Assessment plan.
Completed at college over 36 Months;
Year 1 - (Optional) Either ERBL026 or ERBL018.
Year 2 - Either ERBL028 or ERBL030 Y1
Year 3 - The second year of the selected course from year two.
If required English and/or Math's Functional skills level 2.
Completed at the workplace over 48 Months;
A workbased E- Portfolio of evidence.
20% Off The Job Training (agreed by the employer and
Individual employers will set the recruitment and selection
criteria for their Apprenticeships.
Apprenticeship candidates will normally have 3 to 5 GCSEs at grades A to C (including mathematics, English), or equivalent qualifications. For Electrical and for Instrumentation, Control and Automation roles a good pass (B or above) in Math's GCSE (or equivalent) is desirable.
The college courses are assessed through the completion of
The workplace competency is assessed by the candidate
completing a portfolio of evidence gathered from workplace activities.
Upon completion of the above training you will be required
to complete an End Point Assessment which be delivered by the End Point
The course offers progression to the HNC and is a recognised
means of career progression within the engineering industry.