Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship (BTEC)
Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive Level 3 Technology Centre Up to 2 years

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering is an excellent opportunity for Apprentices who would like to build on their knowledge and skills gained at Level 2, in order to progress into further training and ultimately a successful career in the engineering industry. Apprentices will work with state of the art machinery to study practical skills in CAD/CAM, robotics and 3D printing.

This course can lead to a Level 4 higher Apprenticeship, HNC or HND. This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering is an excellent opportunity for Apprentices who would like to build on their knowledge and skills gained at Level 2, in order to progress into further training and ultimately a successful career in the engineering industry. Apprentices will work with state of the art machinery to study practical skills in CAD/CAM, robotics and 3D printing.

This course can lead to a Level 4 higher Apprenticeship, HNC or HND.

Apprentices will be working towards achievement of the following:

• Level 3 BTEC Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

• Level 3 NVQ Diploma Relevant to Apprentices Job Role

• Employee Rights and Responsibilities

What topics will I study?

Topics will include:

• Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace

• Communications for Engineering Technicians

• Engineering Project Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

• Mechanical Principles and Applications

• Electrical and Electronic Principles

• Engineering Design

• Priorities and Applications of Engineering Materials

• Applications of Mechanical Systems in Engineering

Pathways include:

• Engineering Technical Support

• Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering

• Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance

• Fabrication and Welding

• Electronic and Electrical Engineering

What experiences will I get?

You will use industry-leading CNC equipment.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must have completed a Level 2 framework in Engineering and should ideally have English and Maths GCSE’s at Grade C/4 and above.

We will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.

You will need to complete the Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) before progressing to the Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3). You should have a strong interest in engineering.

What facilities are there?

You will have access to a learning resource centre. There is a refectory in Victoria House.

Click here to find out about travel options to the Technology Centre.

What can the course lead on to?

This course will launch you directly into the workplace and provides an excellent way to build your career and progress to further training and education.

Are there any additional costs?

All students need to have overalls, safety boots, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator.

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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