Automation and Controls Engineering Technician

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Automation and Controls Engineering Technician
Code AUTO4
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 4
Course type Full Time

Overview

An Automation and Controls Engineering Technician is responsible for installing and maintaining a range of software and hardware for automation systems. The Technician will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, software and hardware specific to the industry and different programming tools, techniques and languages. 

Details

The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.

To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:

• An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship

In this apprenticeship, you will undertake a Technical Engineering Qualification covering at least one of the following areas: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, General Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Operations Engineering.

 The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:

• Mathematics up to Level 2

• English up to Level 2

How will it be delivered?

Apprentices will be assessed during the End Point Assessment stage, where they will undertake:

  • Project, Report and Presentation with Questioning
  • Occupational Professional Discussion

Entry requirements

For learners who have not achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English will have to undertake Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Your next steps...

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship, the Apprentice may progress into employment within the sector or complete further studies related to their area of work.