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Land-Based Service Engineering Apprenticeship - (Level 2 and 3) at Askham Bryan College

Course description

Work-based learning and assessment at your place of work with some college-based study. Learners must be in a paid work placement to commence an apprenticeship programme, and would usually enter at the Level 2 Apprenticeship stage before progressing to the Level 3.

Course content

Two Pathways:

  • Agriculture
  • Ground care

Course Themes*:

• Applying mechanical principles • Workshop practices • Service and repair of engines and components • Cutting and mowing equipment • Machinery maintenance • Health and safety practices • English and maths provision where applicable

*Course themes will be dependent and relevant to apprenticeship course level.

Opportunities exist to take additional specialist qualifications, but charges may apply to the learner or employer.

Entry requirements

Apprenticeship Level 2:

Level 1 Maths and English equivalent to GCSE grade 2 (old GCSE grade E) or above, plus suitable and relevant employment and will be expected to work towards Level 2 Maths and English where this has not been achieved.

Apprenticeship Level 3:

Usually a Level 2 work-based qualification (Intermediate Apprenticeship) or considerable work experience, plus suitable employment.  Applicants must be capable of achieving, or have achieved Level 2 Maths and English.



Ongoing assessment at your place of work and some college-based study.

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Support on 01904 772201 or email

Future opportunities

Further study:

From Level 2 to Level 3 courses such as Advanced Apprenticeship or Extended Diploma.

From Level 3 to a related Foundation or Honours Degree course.


Progression in your current employment or into service management, after sales support, sales and marketing or manufacturer technical training.

Further information
Telephone: 01904 772211

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 1-2 years (block release) each level
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