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Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship Level 2
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Workbased Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
2X 
Area:
Engineering 
Course Code:
CWIEN1 
 
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs at A*-D or acceptable alternatives. Must include English Language, Maths and Science.
 
 

Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship Level 2

As an apprentice, you will be working in a mechanical engineering environment.


About the Course

Aimed at young people who are aged 16 to 24, have just left school or college and are able to benefit from a NVQ Level 2. You will study practical and technical aspects of mechanical engineering including fitting and assembly, electrical and mechanical maintenance, CAD (2D and 3D) CNC, Parts Inspection, MIG/TIG welding, plating. You will also cover health and safety in the workplace and use of tools.


Key Units

The day you are in college you will be doing some workshop sessions and some theory sessions learning about how to do new tasks. You will have chance to work on your portfolio and write up what you have learnt on the job.

Key topics include:

  • Health & Safety
  • Eng Principles
  • Materials
  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Fitting
  • Assembly
  • Bench Fitting
  • Wiring Electrical Circuits





Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at A*-D or acceptable alternatives. Must include English Language, Maths and Science.


Assessment

Practical assessment and exams


Where does this Lead

You can progress onto the level 3 Apprenticeship in Manufacturing Engineering or a BTEC Level 3 Diploma


Future Opportunities

Career opportunities could include working in technical support, CAD Inspection, Maintenance, Machining, Toolmaker or Fitting.


Tell Me More

The course consists of 40 hours per week, which includes a one day a week attendance at college. If you need to complete Functional Skills qualifications, these will be delivered in college.


Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated and enthusiastic. You should have good maths skills and can work well as part of a team. You must be prepared for hard work and be good with your hands. It helps to be conscientious and a good team player.

Qualification Titles:
  • NVQ level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (with an option to do Welding and Fabrication).
  • C&G level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Functional Maths, English and ICT level 2


Extra Costs

For this course you will be required to own PPE (boots & overalls).