Level 3 Engineering fitter

Overview of the role

Producing complex high value, low volume components or assemblies.

Course Details


Occupational Level: 3


42 months

Details of standard

Occupation summary

This occupation is found in manufacturing and process sectors.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. For example, turbines, cranes, gearboxes, production lines, rigs and platforms. Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias. To produce or re-furbish the components fitters will interpret drawings or specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate. They may be based in a workshop or clients premises – this may include hazardous environments.

In their daily work, an employee in this occupation typically interacts with line managers or supervisors; depending on the size of the employer and nature of the work they may work as part of a team of fitters or independently. They may interact with personnel in other functions for example, installation and maintenance engineers, health and safety and quality assurance personnel, as well as internal or external customers.

An employee in this occupation will be responsible for completion of their work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality, health and safety and environmental regulations and requirements, with minimum supervision.


Typical job titles include:

Controls and systems fitter Electrical fitter Electronic fitter Instrumentation fitter Mechanical fitter Pipe fitter

English and Maths
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.
Professional recognition

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:

  • IET for Eng Tech

What’s Included

Expert instruction from Industry served Instructors

Easy to follow video resources

E-Portfolio for instruction, support, and progress management

Contact us

• Phone: 0161 475 5840
• Email: info@elevatedknowledge.co.uk

Ensure your competence with Elevated Knowledge. Our commitment to rigorous, industry-relevant assessments ensures you are well-equipped for a successful career.

Other mandatory qualifications

Choose one of the following qualifications: 1) Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) – Awarding organisation EAL; GLH 750, or 2) Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Awarding organisation Pearson; GLH 720 or 3) Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) Awarding organisation City & Guilds; GLH 720.

Why Choose Elevated Knowledge?

Expert Assessors:

All assessments are conducted by experienced industry professionals to ensure candidates meet rigorous industry standards.

Flexible Assessment Methods:
We use e-portfolio software, allowing candidates to upload their work from site and participate in remote live video observations.

Real-World Validation:

Our assessment-based approach ensures that candidates demonstrate their competence in real work environments.

Industry Recognition:

Industry Recognition: Our qualifications are recognised by employers across the UK, offering significant career advancement opportunities.

Launch Yourself Into The Future.

To enrol in the course, contact our Customer Experience team. They will guide you through the registration process and provide all necessary support materials.

Ensure your competence with Elevated Knowledge and achieve Level 3 Engineering Fitter.

Our commitment to rigorous, industry-relevant assessments ensures you are well-equipped for a successful career.