Drinks dispense technician (level 3)
Installing and maintaining drinks dispense systems.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
- Typical duration
- 18 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Engineering and manufacturing
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Beer quality technician
- Cellar technician
- Customer technical engineer
- Drinks dispense technician
- Field service technician
- Softs drinks engneer
- Technical representative
- Technical services technician
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Interpret, follow and adhere to Service Level Agreements, legal requirements, COPs, specifications and customer needs.
- Plan, organise and schedule own/others' work for example task delegation, work-flow, route planning, time management.
- Conduct site survey, including risk assessments.
- Interpret job requirements for example job specification, technical drawings, instruction booklets, identifying trends.
- Determine and source resources for example materials, time and equipment.
- Manage stock levels.
- Plumb pipework for drinks dispense equipment or components.
- Conduct electrical installations or maintenance of drinks dispense equipment or components.
- Install or maintain refrigeration components for drinks dispense equipment.
- Install or maintain gas dispense pressure system.
- Operate tools and instruments for example drills, power tools, spirit levels, specialist tools/instruments.
- Commission and connect specified equipment and/or components in adherence to Service Level Agreements, legal requirements, COPs, specifications and customer needs.
- Assess condition of components and equipment and identifying action.
- Decommission and disconnect specified equipment or components in adherence to Service Level Agreements, legal requirements, COPs, specifications and customer needs.
- Diagnose dispense, product or equipment faults and identify solutions.
- Test equipment and quality assure product dispensed, for example sampling final product.
- Clean lines, vessels and/or other equipment.
- Categorise decommissioned equipment for reuse, disposal or recycling.
- Pack decommissioned equipment to prevent further deterioration/damage.
- Isolate and document unsaleable product for return, destruction or further investigation.
- Complete documentation for example asset management records, work sheets, waste environmental records.
- Collect, record and provide data, for example pressure readings, stock usage.
- Communicate with stakeholders, internal or external for example customers, colleagues, managers, general public.
- Provide information, guidance or training to colleagues and/or stakeholders.
- Conduct all duties in adherence with health and safety directives and environmental policy and procedures.
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