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Land Based Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

This Apprenticeship is designed for those students who have completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Land Based Engineering operations.

Course content

What’s involved?

The Apprenticeship covers all aspects of machinery service and repair for the wide range of equipment used within the Land Based industries. It will cover machinery related to the domestic and professional market including 4 and 2 stroke engines, diesel systems, hydraulics, electrics, transmissions, braking, steering systems and thermal joining processes. All topics will cover fundamental engineering principles as well as fault diagnostic procedures.

How will I be studying?

You will attend College on a block release basis for twelve weeks, in blocks of 2 to 3 weeks at a time.

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed Land Based Engineering Operation at Level 2. There will be a formal interview where you will be required to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment. You must be in full-time employment with a Land Based Engineering company.


The Apprenticeship is work and College based, proving practical competence through assessment and theoretical competence through on-line testing. A Work Based Recorder will be nominated by your company who will mentor you through your training.

Future opportunities

You will now be qualified to a technician level and could be eligible for promotion within your company. Further professional development can be gained through manufacturers courses. Many students that have attended the college are now workshop managers, regional support managers for distributors or own their own business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malvern Hills College directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.