Course: ECITB Engineering Scholarship Programme

Study Level

Level 2

Level 3

Course Code

ECITB Engineering Scholarship Programme


Lowestoft Campus


1-2 Years



The ECITB Scholarship Programme is an exciting opportunity for aspiring engineers of the future!

Successful applicants will complete a one or two-year programme in either pipefitting or mechanical installation at our Lowestoft campus, all while receiving an allowance of £140 a week during term time. The programme is open to 16 to 18-year-olds only.

Now in its second year, the ECITB Scholarship will support you to pursue a full time off the job programme in a craft or technical discipline. During your studies, you will also acquire nationally recognised engineering qualifications as well receiving other skills training relevant to your chosen discipline.

What does it involve?
• Skills and knowledge training for five days a week over one or two academic years.
• ECITB Digital Passport.
• ECITB foundation and work based online knowledge test.
• Gaining Nationally recognised industry qualifications.
• A Health and Safety Passport (CCNSG).
• Interaction with ECI employers.
• £140 a week learner allowance during term time.

The role of a pipefitter
If you want to find out more about the role of a pipefitter to see if it is a career you would be interested in, please visit the Engineering Construction Pipefitter page on the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education website. 

Here you will find out more about what the job involves and the knowledge and requirements you will need.


The scholarship programme is open to current students and new college applicants. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete an application form.

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