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Process Manufacturing - Science Industry Maintenance Technician (Mechanical, Electrical and Instrument Pathways) Apprenticeship Standards at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This Apprenticeship provides work based training to undertake key technical, operational and maintenance roles in the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, refinery and other process industries.

Course content

Typically, this involves working at sites with complex and technical process plant sometime at the leading edge of engineering technology.

Often this will involve working in areas where high levels of health and safety regulation is applied to maintain safe working condition, this may include: working at heights, working outdoors, working within high hazard environments.

Your job may include routine maintenance and repair of basic plant and equipment, including pumps, valves, temperature gauges, filtration equipment, tanks and vessels.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English and maths at 5 or above (English and maths grade C or above if achieved before August 2017) and 3 other GCSEs at grade C or above including a science subject or a level 2 qualification at overall merit grade and GCSE English and maths at grade C or above, or equivalent. Your place is also dependent on you securing suitable employment.


At college and in the workplace. You may need to take exams

Future opportunities

Employment within the chemical, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, refinery and other process industries.

Further information

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: 09 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 42 months