Process Engineering Maintenance





These occupational competence qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work within a range of engineering maintenance activities and cover Electrical, Instrument and Control, and Mechanical disciplines.


Qualification Content


The qualifications contain Mandatory Units covering generic knowledge and skills including Handover, dealing with Hazards, working safely and working in a team.


Optional Units cover preparing for and carrying out maintenance activites and focus on either Electrical, Instrument and Control, or Mechanical activities, plant and equipment.


Who Can Take these Qualifications?


These qualifications will benefit learners who are already in employment within an Engineering environment but require additional knowledge and skills as part of an existing job role or to enable career progression.


There are no prerequisites to achieve these qualifications but they must be achieved in the workplace.


Available Qualifications


  • PAA\VQ-SET Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Process Engineering Maintenance - 501/0211/4


  • PAA\VQ-SET SVQ in Process Engineering Maintenance Electrical at SCQF Level 7 - GP74 47

  • PAA\VQ-SET SVQ in Process Engineering Maintenance Instrument and Control at SCQF Level 7 - GP75 47

  • PAA\VQ-SET SVQ in Process Engineering Maintenance Mechanical at SCQF Level 7 - GP76 47


Potential Job Roles


Learners may be employed, or seeking employment, within job roles, such as:


  • Maintenance Operative

  • Process Engineering Maintenance Operative / Technician

  • Process Operator

  • Quality Control


Apprenticeship Frameworks


These qualifications sit in the following Apprenticeship Frameworks:


  • Process Manufacturing, Level 3 - England (framework withdrawn) and Wales

  • Process Manufacturing, Level 3 - Scotland

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