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In Short

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture framework is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at technician level (Level 3) as appropriate, to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes within the following range of sub-sectors: Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Mechanical, Marine, Electrical, Metal goods and Other Transport Equipment.

 

Entry Requirements

GSCE Grade C/4 or above in English, Maths & ICT or Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths & ICT. Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT can be completed during the apprenticeship if required and upon successful completion of initial assessment. Applicants will also be assessed individually for suitability. Work placement must be in-situ before the apprenticeship starts. This can be found by either yourself and/or Weymouth College.

 

Course Content

The qualifications you will be working towards for achievement are (Dependant of chosen pathway):

  • Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering or Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology or HNC in Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2

 

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering or Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology or HNC in Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2

 

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering or Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

Progression

While significant numbers of Advanced Apprentices will seek internal progression to team leader or supervisory roles within their companies, some will want to progress to a Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering; others may decide to opt for a Foundation degree or HNC/HND.

More generally, most ex-apprentices aspire to a combination of internal promotion while at the same time undertaking company sponsored qualifications as specified above.

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