Machining Technician Standard

Machining Technician Standard

Machining Technician Standard

Machining Technician Standard

Level 3 Machining Technician Standard


Course Overview

This professional qualification is for those working in, or wishing to work within, manufacturing (machining) engineering. It is a day-release course that provides a nationally-recognised qualification that offers career progression for those already in the engineering industry and wishes to enhance your career prospects or if you are looking for a career change. 

The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required by the sector with national recognition by employers. The course is delivered on a day-release basis over two years.

Two years qualification and 42 months apprentice standard followed by EPA in three parts

Entry Requirement

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or equivalent, including mathematics, English and science.

Individual employers will set the recruitment and selection criteria for their Apprenticeships. 


The Level 3 Apprenticeship will be assessed by a combination of an evidence portfolio gathered from workplace activities, college assignments and an end point assessment.

Where does this course lead to

The course offers progression to the HNC and is a recognised means of career progression within the engineering industry.

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Course Outline

Course Code: EP21

Study Mode: Apprenticeship

Location: Basingstoke

Duration: 3 Years

Start Date: September 2023

Day & Time: Day release

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