Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard

Engineering Manufacturing Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard

Course Information

Level: 4
Start Date: Various
Typical Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: 1 Year
Type: Part Time, Apprenticeship

About the Programme

This programme is for engineers working at operational level who are providing technical support for other engineers within their organisation.  The standard covers a broad range of engineering activity such as developing, producing and testing new or existing products, financial planning and budgeting, ensuring safe working practices, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, reporting and resolving manufacturing problems.

The learner will be responsible for the quality, safety and delivery of the manufactured product or service, meeting timescales within the agreed cost.

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies whilst the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.


This Apprenticeship is designed to provide you with the required skills to undertake the role. Once you have completed this programme you may have the opportunity to progress onto further development or take on additional responsibilities with your Employer.

The successful completion of this course could lead to an HND or a Degree in Engineering.

Entry Requirements

A level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering or equivalent experience within an engineering environment.  A supervisory engineering role with the opportunity to perform the duties described within the standard. A Level Maths or equivalent. GCSE Grade 4 or above in English and 1 other subject or equivalent. Initial Assessment on application.

Remember, an apprenticeship is a job so the hiring employer may have additional criteria that will have to be met alongside CRC’s entry criteria.

End Point Assessment

This Apprenticeship is suitable for learners that are looking at progressing their career in Engineering. This Apprenticeship combines practical workplace experience with the theoretical learning to develop the skills and knowledge you need to be successful.

How to Apply

To study an apprenticeship, you must secure or already be in a suitable an apprenticeship job role with an employer.

Need to find an apprenticeship job?

You can do this through undertaking a job search and applying and interviewing for available roles. In order for us to help you secure your apprenticeship, let us know you are actively looking for an apprenticeship by registering your interest and signing up to our apprenticeship job alerts at

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership schools should register their interest through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16.

Securing an apprenticeship position can be challenging, therefore we advise all aspiring apprentices, who are leaving school, to apply for a full-time course in the same subject. Having a Plan B ensures you can continue with your education in September and build the practical knowledge and confidence you need to progress onto an apprenticeship when one becomes available.

To find out more about how the apprenticeship application process works, please visit

Already have a job and an employer?

Register your interest in the programme, and contact our Apprenticeship Team at and 01223 418778, and we will work with you and your employer to start the apprenticeship enrolment process.

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