Science, Engineering & Production

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 311: Science, Engineering and Production Technicians.

Common tasks in this job:

  • sets up apparatus for experimental, demonstration or other purposes
  • undertakes tests and takes measurements and readings
  • performs calculations and records and interprets data
  • otherwise assists technologists as directed.

What qualifications do I need?

Entry varies from employer to employer. Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, a BTEC/SQA award or an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II. Professional qualifications are available and may be required in some areas of work.

Science, Engineering & Production Courses

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Award Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (BTEC) BTEC Level 3 Award
  • Engineering Manufacturing Engineer Level 4 HNC Diploma
  • Engineering Technician Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician Level 3 NVQ
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) Level 3 NVQ
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) Level 3 NVQ

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