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Metrology Technician

Using, designing and repairing equipment for taking measurements.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • understanding measurement units and applications
  • identifying measurement needs
  • how to measure accurately and what can cause uncertain results
  • mathematical techniques, including statistics, data analysis and measurement calculations
  • relevant regulations
  • using measuring instruments

Apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment

Professional registration

Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for registration as an Engineering Technician and Science Technician.

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 with details.