Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6 Control / Technical Support Engineer

SKU: GEN2/A/005

Course Aim:

Control/Technical Support Engineers primarily assist the smooth running of manufacturing activity in activities such as site maintenance. Typically they work closely with other production roles in a fast-paced and cost-conscious manufacturing environment, where complex problem solving is key.


Student Pre-Requisites:

Students are likely to be aged 18+ years and hold a minimum of 96 UCAS points (equivalent to the previous rating of 240).  This total can have been gained either at ‘A’-level in appropriate STEM subjects, or, alternatively, a National Certificate at Level 3 (such as BTEC) either in Science or Engineering.  In addition, prospective candidates must have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grades 9 to 5 (equivalent to the previous GCSE A to C grades) and which include Maths, English Language and an appropriate Science subject.


Course Duration:

This degree apprenticeship can be delivered via a number of delivery models.  Typically this is a 5 year programme incorporating the Foundation Degree and BEng Honours Degree.


Location and Delivery Model:

The academic course is delivered by Gen2 in Energus, Lillyhall, Workington.




Programme Components:

Control Technical Support Engineer delivery

Delivery Plan and Commitment:

The qualification requires 20% of time from the student’s normal working week to be committed to the qualification for the duration of the programme. This time must be away from normal work duties.


Qualification Gained:

Foundation Degree and BEng Honours Degree in Plant Engineering with one of the following pathways:

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Degree Apprenticeship - Level 6 in Control / Technical Support Engineering


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