Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship Level 3 (September 2022 Entry)

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This apprenticeship is a perfect way to start your career in the food and drink industry by studying at the state-of-the-art Process Manufacturing Centre in Huddersfield.

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Level 3

Course Overview

This apprenticeship is designed for individuals looking for a career as a Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer.
As part of this apprenticeship, you will gain core knowledge including, key principles of quality management systems and processes, best practice maintenance approaches and techniques and fault-finding techniques. You will learn how to replace components, operate heat exchanging equipment and the principles of cutting and welding in the industry.
Multi-skilled maintenance engineers need to maximise the benefits of technology. Depending on the type of product and plant in the company you work for, your role will include routine maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis, testing and commissioning. You will ensure that maintenance activities contribute to optimising food and drink production levels.
On achievement of the qualification, you will have developed the required level of competence which will enable you to perform consistently, reliably and productively in your role and make a positive contribution to future employment.
This apprenticeship is designed for individuals looking for a career as a Food and Drink Maintenance Engineer.
Multi-skilled maintenance engineers need to maximise the benefits of technology. Depending on the type of product and plant in the company you work for, your role will include routine maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis, testing and commissioning. You will ensure that maintenance activities contribute to optimising food and drink production levels.
As part of this apprenticeship, you will gain core knowledge including, key principles of quality management systems and processes, best practice maintenance approaches and techniques and fault-finding techniques. You will learn how to replace components, operate heat exchanging equipment and the principles of cutting and welding in the industry.
On achievement of the qualification, you will have developed the required level of competence which will enable you to perform consistently, reliably and productively in your role and make a positive contribution to future employment.

Core Skills Gained:

GCSE English and maths grade 4 or above.

To start your apprenticeship you must have secured employment that the college has agreed is suitable.
Further study within the food and drink industry
Employment

You will complete assignments or direct learner responses, tests, (multiple-choice and short answer questions) and observations.

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