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Engineering Maintenance - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) at Alliance Learning

Course description

The Engineering Maintenance Advanced Apprenticeship covers a broad range of engineering sub-sectors such as Electronics, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. It is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements through specific subsector pathways to operate at craft or technician level within these areas.

Course content

The programme consists of the following five areas: 1. EAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance. 2. City & Guilds 2850 Technical Certificate Level 3 in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. 3. Functional skills in English, Maths and ICT Level 2 4. Employment Responsibilities and Rights (ERR) 5. PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills) These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS: Independent Enquiry, Creative Thinking, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self-managing, Effective Participation.


Entry requirements


Some employers require specific GCSE Grades 4 - 9 Maths, English and Science

Interested candidates should have the following skills & interests.... • Practical hand skills for handling tools, instruments and components • Mathematical ability for engineering calculations • Spoken and written communication skills • Computer literacy • Ability to understand engineering drawings • Ability to work as part of a team • Safety awareness is essential


You will be required to sit an English, Maths and ICT initial assessment before starting the Apprenticeship programme to check you are at a suitable level.

Financial information

National minimum Apprenticeship wage .

Future opportunities

Career Opportunities:

- Mechanical Technician

- Eletronics Technician

- Fluid Power Technician

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact  the Alliance Learning recruitment team on 01204 677 888 or email at

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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: 29 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 36 months

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