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Postgraduate Engineer

Developing innovative solutions to complex technical engineering problems.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
30 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Developing innovative solutions to complex technical engineering problems.

What apprentices will learn
  • a combination of general and specialist engineering technologies

  • applying appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of engineering problems

  • project management

  • how to develop other technical staff

  • industry legislation

  • quality management techniques

  • safe working practices

  • apprentices will achieve a postgraduate diploma in engineering competence

  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified.

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 if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.