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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance (On Progression from Level 2) at City Training Services

Course description

This Apprenticeship is aimed at individuals who wish to further their career in Engineering.

The apprenticeship builds on the previously achieved Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship and provides a higher standard of competence and knowledge which is geared to industry with a choice of units tailored to employers’ requirements;

  1. One day per week college attendance to receive the necessary underpinning technical knowledge combined with the workplace training to gain competency and practical skills on the employers’ own industry specific tasks.

Course content


  • Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance ( QCF )
  • Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology ( QCF ) or Level 3 Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering ( QCF )
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT( AON, COMMS & ICT )
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills ( PLTS )
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities ( ERR )

The NVQ is delivered through practical and written competency / knowledge assessments which can be carried out in the workplace on specific units chosen by the employer or in college on the set units offered.

The apprentices are required to complete work related tasks and build an E – Portfolio of com

The Technical Certificate  ( VRG ) and Functional Skills are classroom based and delivered in college.

Entry requirements

Successful achievement of Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Engineering and further Maths & English assessment.



Applicants will be invited to attend City Training Services to complete a computer based Initial Assessment in Maths & English and formal interview prior to employment.

Continual assessment will occur throughout the duration of the apprenticeship.

Future opportunities

On completion of the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship individuals can progress to a Higher National Certificate ( HNC ) and potentially a Foundation Degree in Engineering  but these options are not offered by City Training Services  - successful Advanced Apprentices should refer to Bradford College.

Further information

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 22 months minimum

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