About our maintenance and operations engineering technician EPA.

Our end-point assessment services for the maintenance and operations engineering technician apprenticeship standard are now live.

This apprenticeship standard covers 7 specialist roles electrical technicians, mechanical technicians, control and instrumentation technicians, wind turbine technician, electrical system and process control technicians, electromechanical technicians and plant operations technicians.

Currently OAL provides end-point assessment for 2 of the specialist roles; electrical and mechanical technicians. Please contact us if you have technicians completing one of the other specialist roles.

This apprenticeship has been designed by a range of employers to ensure that both new entrants and those interested in progressing a career in the sector have an opportunity to develop the right skills, knowledge and behaviours. This apprenticeship is a fantastic way of developing these skills whilst learning and gaining experience at work.

At the end of the programme apprentices will:

  • locate, and rectify faults on plant and equipment
  • inspect and maintain appropriate plant and equipment to meet operational requirements
  • assess and test the performance and condition of plant and equipment
  • read, understand and interpret information and work in compliance with technical specifications and supporting documentation
  • communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate engineering process has been completed to specification.

Maintenance and operations engineering technician apprenticeship standard

At OAL we currently provide end-point assessment services for the maintenance and operations engineering technician standard (MOET).

To view the standard, please click here.

OAL Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician end-point assessment

The end-point assessment includes three distinct components:

  • a knowledge test of 30 multiple-choice questions
  • a practical observation will be based on a set of tasks that relate to the specific role they are working towards. Typically the practical observation will be no longer than a day
  • a technical interview between the apprentice and two independent assessors.  The technical interview will be based on an evidence portfolio complied by the apprentice. The apprentice is required to submit the evidence portfolio to support the technical interview at gateway.

To achieve final certification, apprentices must have completed and achieved a minimum of a pass in each end-point assessment components

Download the end-point assessment specification.