Find out more about the AGCO Apprenticeship scheme at Riseholme College.

Land-Based Service Engineering Technician - Level 3

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Course Content

Course modules include a wide range of subjects including health and safety, workshop practices, engines, electrics/ electronics, hydraulics and transmissions. Starting with the basics, the apprentice will build up their knowledge and skills to a stage where they can diagnose and repair complex problems on modern agricultural machinery. The apprenticeship delivers both theoretical and practical based sessions in industry standard training facilities. All training will be on relevant AGCO machinery where possible using AGCO technical manuals and test equipment.

Course Length

Approximately 3 years (plus time for the End Point Assessment) to include 20% off the job training that is gained through attending approximately 36 weeks at Riseholme College in Lincolnshire, plus additional enhanced technical and product training with AGCO.

Entry Requirements

Employers entry requirements typically include 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (level 2) or above in English, Maths and Science, plus one other subject.

Qualifications Gained:

You will receive a range of qualifications as part of your learning programme. These include:

• Level 3 Land-Based Service Engineering Technician Apprenticeship which includes theory and practical exams, then a professional discussion with a LandBased Industry Assessor.

• AGCO Core Technical Training.

• AGCO CVT and hydrostatic type transmissions.

• AGCO Power engines.

• AGCO online training.

• First aid course.

• Abrasive wheel.

How do I Apply?

Click here to find out more and to register your interest for the AGCO Apprenticeship scheme at Riseholme College. 

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