Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering (Intermediate)
This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective employee within the Engineering sector. All training on this course is delivered in the workplace or at college, on a day release basis. You will learn the skills, knowledge and competence to work at skilled operator level, carrying out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes.
This qualification offers the unique opportunity to earn and learn in this sector. Real work experience, which is personalised to each student’s aspirations and interests, is integrated into the programme.
This Apprenticeship is built up of a framework consisting of:
• Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (QCF)
• Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
• Level 2 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
• Level 2 Award in Functional Skills English
• Level 2 Award in Functional Skills ICT
Five GCSEs including English and Maths at grade D or higher.
Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years. As an apprenticeship is a work based qualification, applicants should either have an employer who has agreed to support them, or be seeking an apprenticeship position through our vacancies list. Once you have secured a position with an employer your training can begin. If you have an employer who is interested in supporting you in completing an Apprenticeship, please contact our Employer Partnerships Team on Freephone: 0800 328 3616 or email email@example.com
Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. For further information, please see: https://www.gov.uk/take-on-an-apprentice
Successful students may progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship.
On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will be competent to work as a Machine Setter Operator, Machine Tool Fitter (semi-skilled), Jig and Tool Fitter (semi -skilled), Moulder/Coremaker (semi-skilled), Mechanical Fitter (semi-skilled), Semi-skilled Sheet Metal Worker or CNC Operator/Setter.
Training on the Apprenticeships programme is currently funded for apprentices aged 16 - 18 years at the time of enrolment. An employer contribution is required for those aged either 19+ or who have a level 4 or higher qualification.