Process Automation Engineer
Developing and managing the integration of large engineering systems for industries such as the energy sector, agriculture and food processing.
7 (equivalent to master’s degree)
- Typical length
- 60 months
- Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Candidates will usually have an engineering (chemical or electrical) or physics degree.
- What apprentices will learn
- a combination of general and specialist chemical and electrical engineering technologies
- applying appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design specifications for Integrated Control and Safety Systems
- analysing complex process problems and finding suitable solutions
- how to develop other technical staff
- industry legislation
- project management techniques
- safe working practices
- apprentices will achieve a process automation degree
- before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
- Professional registration
Apprentices who have completed their apprenticeship will be eligible for membership of a licensed professional engineering institution such as the Engineering Institute or Institution of Chemical Engineers. Apprentices with suitable experience could also be eligible for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
- 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.
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