Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance (1255)

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016
This qualification has been designed for the Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance apprenticeship standard.The standard has been developed by Employers including Nestle UK, Princes, Arla Foods (UK), Premier Foods, Mars, Haribo and Muller Dairy.

It covers the competence and knowledge requirements for a Food and Drink maintenance engineer and will take 36-42 months to complete.
It is aimed at anyone over the age of sixteen who would like to progress in a career in the Food and Drink manufacturing sector.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

This qualification has two pathways, the first being 'Mechanical' and the second being 'Multi-Skilled' . For each pathway you will need to complete the following units:

  • Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance Compliance
  • Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance Best Practice
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Maintenance in Food and Drink Operations
  • Producing Replacement Components for Food and Drink Operations
  • Fluid Power Systems for Food and Drink Operations
  • Welding Technologies for Food and Drink Operations
  • Electrical Maintenance in Food and Drink Operations
  • Services and Utilities within Food and Drink Operations
  • Thermodynamics
  • Maths for Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance
For the 'Mechanical' pathway you will also complete the following units:

  •  Monitoring Mechanical Maintenance for Food and Drink operations
  •  Repairing and Producing Replacement Components in Food and Drink operations
  •  Welding skills for food and drink operations
 For the 'Multi-Skilled' pathway you will also complete the following units:
  •  Electrical maintenance and testing in food and drink operations
  •  Automation in food and drink operations
  • Understand the requirements of electrical installations BS7671 (2015)

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This can lead to a career as a Maintenance Engineer in the Food and Drink manufacturing sector.


What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

As this qualification covers both competence and knowledge the assessment will take place in both the work place and a College environment. To deliver this qualification you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable apprentices to achieve the standard..
 

 

Full qualification approval will be required.

Level 3

At this level you will gain an understanding and practical experience of specialist engineering technologies and principles. This includes working with fluid power systems, repairing and replacing components, understanding engineering maintenance best practice and compliance. You will also monitor mechanical systems and gain an understanding of why automation is important to Food and Drink manufacturing.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This can lead to a career as a Maintenance Engineer in the Food and Drink manufacturing sector.

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance (1255-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2019

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Mechanical - (Distinction)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Mechanical - (Merit)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Mechanical - (Pass)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Multi-skilled - (Distinction)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Multi-skilled - (Merit)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance - Multi-skilled - (Pass)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Competency based This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1286 - 1381 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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