This qualification is aimed at those who undertake work in the Process Engineering Maintenance working environment, specifically mechanical plant and equipment, and has been developed from the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS).
It is not expected that all working in these sectors will all carry out the same activities, so the qualification is structured to ensure that there is a high degree of flexibility in the choice of units, giving the opportunity to complete this qualification for a wide range of occupational roles and activities including both production and installation activities.
The standard covers the most important aspects of the job. This qualification is at SCQF level 7, completion of this qualification requires candidates to show they have the skills and knowledge to work unsupervised in completing their work and should also have the ability and experience to deal with problems that can occur.
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