Course: Apprenticeships in Land-Based Service Engineering

Department: Engineering

Type: Apprenticeship

Duration: 24 to 42 months

The Course

As an apprentice you will have a job and earn a wage whilst building up knowldege and skills within the land-based service engineering industry. The Level 2 Apprenticsehip Standard comprises a Work-Based Diploma in Land-Based Engineering Operations, Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT), Emergency First Aid and Abrasive Wheels. The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticehip also includes Forklift Truck Handling.

Alternatively, you may be directed to study a framework of qualifications made up of a Work-Based Diploma in Land-Based Engineering Operations, Functional Skills (English, Maths and ICT), Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Units You May Study

Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Understanding how to use, service and maintain tools
  • Servicing and maintenance of land-based equipment
  • Servicing and repairing engines and components
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety.

Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Recognising and reducing risks in the work area
  • Monitoring the handover and installation of land-based equipment
  • Maintaining electronic control and monitoring systems.

Entry Requirements

You must have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalent. For the Level 3 Apprenticeship, you must have achieved a Level 2 qualification in Engineering. For both levels, you must also pass an initial assessment, secure work as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference. 

Ryan Kidd-Smalley

BTEC Level 3 in Land-Based Engineering

Outstanding facilities, practical, hands-on learning, supportive tutors and great friends – Riseholme College has the total package for Ryan.

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