To follow the apprenticeship route and earn while you learn, you will need to find a company with an element of land-based engineering to employ you. The majority of your time will be spent in the workplace with one day a week at college learning theory and the latest maintenance and repair techniques. To become fully qualified you must complete the Level 3 qualification.
There has never been a better time to apply for a Land-based service Engineer apprenticeship. The land-based engineering sector is technologically advancing at a fascinating rate, encompassing systems such as precision farming aids like satellite guidance, telematics, electronic controls and driverless technology. Skilled engineers are in high demand and a land-based engineering apprenticeship is your way into this industry.
The Advanced Level 3 Land-based Technology apprenticeship combines training with paid employment, you will work at a Land-based Engineering service workshop and study at Duchy College to gain a nationally recognised qualification. You will be supported by an Assessor who will monitor progress and regularly visit your work placement to give assistance and guidance to complete your qualification.
For further information on apprenticeships and careers within land-based engineering, visit www.landbasedengineering.com
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Level 2 apprenticeship and be employed in a relevant role.
This advanced-level apprenticeship can take up to two years to complete (either via day-release study or a block release training programme).
At Level 3 units of study are selected that build on the work completed at Level 2, but focus on your employer’s specific needs. These may include advanced welding skills, computer-based diagnostics or electrical systems maintenance.
A workplace assessor to help you build your portfolio of evidence.
Our students have the opportunity to help with the Cornwall Farm Machinery Club meetings, a great networking event and a chance to meet industry professionals.
Scholarships are available from our partners at Truro Farm Machinery and Vincent Tractors.
Further career development on manufacturers training programmes supported by your employer, earning an average salary of £21,725.
University study such as our FdSc Engineering.
Our Engineering Higher Apprenticeship Level 4.
Aiden Kent Agricultural Engineering
Aiden was awarded the Vincent Tractors scholarship last year, that included money towards tools and equipment and work experience at Vincent Tractors.
“If I learn something new at college it’s great that I can go in to work
the next day and apply it. The thing I enjoy most is fixing something, at
Vincent Tractors they have a Kubota which I helped to fix when the gear
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.