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Mechanical Engineering Intermediate Apprenticeship
NVQ Diploma LEVEL 2 consists of 3 mandatory units and 3 optional units totalling between 46 and 58 credits.
- Working safely in an engineering environment.
- Working efficiently and effectively in engineering.
- Using and communicating technical information.
Examples of OPTIONAL UNITS
The remaining 3 optional units are selected to be the most useful for you and your employer and can range from conventional machining and fitting to Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining and Computer Aided Design (CAD). If necessary units can be chosen from other areas including electrical, electronics, fabrication and welding.
The two Functional Skills are: Mathematics and English at Level 1. You may be exempt from these, dependant on the GCSE grades you gained in English and Mathematics.
TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE LEVEL 2
Technical Certificates ensure that you have the requisite knowledge and understanding of the theory behind the subject you are studying.
This ensures an understanding of the Employee & Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
The Personal, Learning & Thinking Skills comprises of six
• Independent Enquirers
• Creative Thinkers
• Reflective Learners
• Team Workers
• Effective Participants
These generic skills, together with the Functional Skills, are essential to success in life, learning and work.
This Engineering Apprenticeship offers training in practical hand skills and the safe operation of hand and machine tools to produce components out in a mechanical engineering environment. Training could include producing mechanical drawings using computer aided design (CAD).
WHO THE QUALIFICATION IS FOR?
This qualification would be appropriate for anyone aged 16-24 with an interest in mechanical engineering and is seeking, or already has employment with a local employer. (Funding is also available for adults who are already in employment and working in an appropriate sector).
Applicants should preferably have GCSE's Maths and English and an interest in Engineering. Acceptance onto the programme will be subject to successfully completing an initial assessment and interview.
We will help you secure a suitable position with a local employer who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship and pay you a wage. This will be negotiated with your employer at the start of your Apprenticeship.
The NVQ will be assessed through a combination of observations of your performance; evidence collected during day or block release to OTC and in the workplace and knowledge questions.
Candidates who complete this qualification can progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.
HOW DO I APPLY?
If you wish to apply now please complete the online application form. If you are interested and want to find out more complete the enquiry form below or contact the Recruitment department, who will be happy to discuss the programme with you and answer any questions you may have. Our contact details are:
Tel: 0161 624 5360
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