Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

Engineering Technicians can be found in many industries, manufacturing, maintenance, building services.

Engineering Technician Apprenticeship


As a training provider, Semester LD is now able to offer apprenticeships. The Engineering Technician is the staple of any business that requires engineering maintenance. Your company could be any of the following:


-Offshore – such as Oil & Gas, Wind Turbines

-Machinery servicing – such as fork lift trucks, cranes, plant

-Distribution – such as warehousing servicing automated lines, conveyor belts

-Air – aircraft servicing & repair

-Energy – Onshore wind turbines, Gas turbines maintenance

-Theme Parks – maintaining rides and services


The Engineering Technician is a versatile role and could involve learning about and dealing with mechanical problems involving gears, rollers, couplings, engines, generators, hydraulics, PLC’s plus many more.

Semester LD has a vast experience of dealing with major manufacturers in upskilling their workforce through our NVQ and HNC programmes in Engineering. Some of these companies can be found on our About Page.

Take a look at the standard:


Core Occupational Profile

Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex work and must, as a minimum be able to:

-Apply safe systems of working

-Make a technical contribution to either the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services

-Apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems

-Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information

-Have a commitment to continued professional development


Engineering Technicians take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work they undertake within the limits of their personal authority. They also need to be able to demonstrate a core set of behaviours in order to be competent in their job role, complement wider business strategy and development. This will enable them to support their long term career development.


Engineered and manufactured products and systems that Engineering Technicians work on could involve mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and fluid power components/systems

Awarding Organisation (AO)

Pearson (Edexcel)


Exam/Test, Project, Portfolio of Evidence