This qualification is for engineers who need recognition of their competence in one or more of a wide variety of engineering maintenance activities and also need a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3
The qualification is applicable to a wide variety of engineering maintenance occupations within the sector, dependent on the pathway chosen.
This qualification is a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ). It involves the skills and knowledge needed for occupations in engineering maintenance including the ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems. NVQs are based on national occupational standards, which the learner must meet to be competent in a particular task.
How is the qualification achieved?
The learner must present evidence (portfolio) which clearly shows they have met the assessment criteria and learning outcomes. The learner must achieve the mandatory and optional units relevant to their pathway (occupational role).
The pathways available are;