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Process Manufacturing: Process Operator/Technician

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Process Operator/ Technician
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Combustion and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Operations within the Sugar Manufacturing Process
  • Diploma in Process Operations within the Sugar Manufacturing Process
  • NVQ Diploma in Processing Industries Operations

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • BTEC Diploma in Applied Science
  • BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering
  • Diploma in Process Technology

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.