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Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship

Level: 3
Duration: Up to 4 years

Engineering Fitters produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. They will produce or re-furbish components and will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate.

Entry requirements:

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including English, Maths, Science and Technology is desirable. Other equivalent qualifications are acceptable

Where will I study:


Method of delivery

Year 1 – full time at Training 2000 OR x6 four week blocks

Year 2 – 1 day per week

Year 3-4 – assessment in your workplace

Job example

Mechanical fitter, Electrical fitter, Electronic fitter, Instrumentation fitter, Pipe fitter, Controls and systems fitter

Date last updated:23 February 2021

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