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
- End Point Assessment
There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.
If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email email@example.com with details.