Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6 Control / Technical Support Engineer

SKU: GEN2/A/005

Course Aim:

Control/Technical Support Engineers primarily assist the smooth running of manufacturing activity in activities such as site maintenance. Typically they work closely with other production roles in a fast-paced and cost-conscious manufacturing environment, where complex problem solving is key.


Student Pre-Requisites:

Students are likely to be aged 18+ years and hold a minimum of 96 UCAS points (equivalent to the previous rating of 240).  This total can have been gained either at ‘A’-level in appropriate STEM subjects, or, alternatively, a National Certificate at Level 3 (such as BTEC) either in Science or Engineering.  In addition, prospective candidates must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grades 9 to 5 (equivalent to the previous GCSE A to C grades) and which include Maths, English Language and an appropriate Science subject.


Course Duration:

This degree apprenticeship can be delivered via a number of delivery models.  Typically this is a 5 year programme incorporating the Foundation Degree and BEng Honours Degree.


Location and Delivery Model:

The academic course is delivered by Gen2 in Energus, Lillyhall, Workington.

The NVQs will be delivered by Gen2 in Energus, Lillyhall, Workington, Carlisle Skills Centre, Kingmoor Park, Carlisle or Furness Skills Centre, Lightburn Trading Estate, Ulverston.


Programme Components:

Delivery Plan and Commitment:

The qualification requires 20% of time from the student’s normal working week to be committed to the qualification for the duration of the programme. This time must be away from normal work duties.


Qualification Gained:

Foundation Degree and BEng Honours Degree in Plant Engineering with one of the following pathways:

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6 in Control / Technical Support Engineering

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