Level 3 Apprenticeship in

Land-Based Service Engineering Technician

Reaseheath delivers agricultural engineering training for leading national and international companies including JCB, Case IH, New Holland and CLAAS.

This apprenticeship is suitable or employed land-based service engineers who are interested in developing their technical and professional skills and knowledge.

You will be trained by specialist staff in our fully equipped workshops to ensure you gain the technical knowledge required for a successful career in modern engineering.

Course Information

What will I study?

  • Environmental, safe working and legal requirements
  • Use of specialist tools and equipment
  • Thermally and chemically joining metals and components
  • Advanced technical and engineering principles of land-based engineering machinery, plant and equipment
  • Service, maintenance and repair principles and practices for complex machinery, plant and equipment
  • Accessing, interpreting and applying technical data
  • Diagnosing faults and verifying machinery
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 24-36 months (block release)

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Preferably 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths
  • Good understanding of IT systems
  • Entry assessment to be completed

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

  • Continue to progress within industry or study a degree at university

Career options

Useful information

How much will this course cost?

Apprenticeships are funded through government and employer contributions. If you are:

  • 16-18 working for a small business (<50) your training will be fully funded*
  • 19+ or working for a Medium size business (50+) an employer contribution may be required
  • Working for a large business or organisation (Payroll of £3m+) you training funded from your employers Digital Apprenticeship Service  Account

*small businesses who employ an apprentice between 16-18 may be eligible to receive a financial government incentive

 Transport

Our college bus service collects over 1,400 students every day from far and wide. What’s more, getting to Reaseheath is FREE* on all college bus routes. To find a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.

How do I apply?

If you have an employer and you would like to apply for an apprenticeship you can apply now online. You can also view our live vacancies or complete an online enquiry form and a member of the apprenticeship team will contact you.

For a step by step guide on the application process visit the how to apply pages on our website. 

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find out more information about becoming an apprentice or employing an apprentice by visiting our website.

*Subject to terms and conditions