|Qualification:||Available from Levels 2 to 5*|
|Type:||Delivered at our Nelson campus|
The Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship offers a combination of qualifications that will equip Apprentices with the skills and knowledge needed to work as an Engineer in a variety of industry sectors.
Apprentices will be working in a manufacturing environment where their duties could encompass many areas of Engineering such as milling, grinding, marking out, working from designs and selecting and using secondary machining techniques to remove material.
- 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
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.
- 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.
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.