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Land-Based Service Engineering Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship

New for 2022, in Partnership with CNH Industrial, Writtle University College are pleased to announce the Land-Based Service Engineering Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship.

This Land-Based Service Engineering Technician - Level 3 Apprenticeship is suitable for employed land-based service engineers who are interested in developing their technical and professional skills and knowledge.

You will be trained by specialist staff in our fully equipped workshops and the CNH Training Centre, ensuring you gain the technical knowledge required for a successful career in modern agricultural engineering.

Course Content

Topics include:

  • Environmental, safe working and legal requirements
  • Use of specialist tools and equipment
  • Thermally and chemically joining metals and components
  • Advanced technical and engineering principles of land-based engineering machinery, plant and equipment
  • Service, maintenance and repair principles and practices for complex machinery, plant and equipment
  • Accessing, interpreting and applying technical data
  • Diagnosing faults and verifying machinery
  • If you do not have a GCSE Grade 4 (C Grade) in Maths and English you will complete Functional Skills in English and Maths or there is the option to study for Maths and English GCSE (depending on previous qualifications)

Further details on the course content can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education website.

How do I apply?

An apprentice needs to be in paid employment, so whilst you can apply for the Apprenticeship before you find an employer, you'll need to be employed before you can start the course. Many of our Apprentices already worked or volunteered for the companies who then decide to support them through their Apprenticeship. Our employers range from large local authorities and national contractors to micro companies. We are always happy to provide your employers with the information they need regarding potentially employing an Apprentice and can offer advice, however small or large businesses may be.

I don't have an employer

If you are interested in becoming an Apprentice, but don't have an employer please visit our website for tips on how to find an employer and to see a list of our current Apprenticeship vacancies.

I have an employer

If you have secured or are already in relevant paid employment with an employer willing to support you through the apprenticeship please complete the application form.