Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Qualification: Available from Levels 2 to 5*
Type: Delivered at our Nelson campus
Apprenticeships Available

This Apprenticeship will develop the skills, knowledge and competence Apprentices will need to carry out the duties of an Electrical/Electronic Technician in the workplace. Learning the principles and practices needed to work in this area will require Apprentices to take part in formal lessons and tutorials, through a range of practical work and assessments.

This Apprenticeship would be suitable for anyone who is looking to work as an Electrical and Electronic Engineer, Engineering Maintenance Technician, Engineering Operative or Marine Engineer.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Creative approach
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Team working skills
  • The ability to manage projects
  • High level of IT ability
  • Work well under pressure
  • Able to meet deadlines
Entry Requirements

Intermediate Apprenticeship – 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent.

Advanced Apprenticeship – 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer.

As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview.

Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.

Job Roles
  • Process Operator
  • CNC Machinist
  • Tool Maker
  • Production Inspector
  • Aero Engine Fitter/Tester
  • Aircraft Systems Fitter
  • Test Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Quality Engineer

And many more!


Assessment is through practical observation and theoretical tests.

Other information

An Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeship can open doors to a fantastic career! You could continue with your studies, undertaking degree level study at university after an Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also decide to study for a number of professional qualifications in your industry in order for you to progress within your career.

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