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Metrology Technician

Using, designing and repairing equipment for taking measurements.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

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
Qualifications

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.

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 apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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

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