Survival equipment fitter
Maintaining military aircraft and personal survival equipment.
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 36 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
Candidates will usually have 3 GCSEs grade C (or above), including English and maths
- What apprentices will learn
- basic engineering and maintenance practices and skills
- standard operating procedures are produced for survival equipment
- using engineering data, drawings, manuals, specifications and aircraft documentation
- using hand and mechanical maintenance tools and equipment
- specialist survival equipment maintenance skills or operations training
- health and safety practices and regulations relating to aviation
- level 2 aerospace and aviation (foundation competence)
- level 3 diploma in aeronautical engineering survival equipment maintenance
- level 3 aerospace and aviation (development competence)
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.