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Mechanical Manufacturing in Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship at Northampton College

Course description

An Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering covers topics such as turning and miling, CNC mnachining and CAD design to national standards and allows you to tailor the units of the course to suit the daily routines of your business. This will help you gain optimum effectiveness from loyal employees with minimum disruption to your company. This Apprenticeship will give your business the opportunity to entice new people into the sector and avoid a future skills shortage.The Apprentice will complete the following:- Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Level 3 - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering OR Level 3 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations- Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English and Information Technology- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills- Employees Rights and Responsibilities

Course content

Mechanical Engineers are in great demand as engineering is a highly skilled profession, with many pathways. An Apprenticeship will provide practical skills and qualifications that your business needs now and in the future. With a mixture of on and off the job training they will learn the skills that work best for your business. Apprenticeships can make your business more productive and effective by addressing your skills gaps.

Entry requirements

You must be in relevant employment to start an ApprenticeshipGCSE Grade C in English and MathematicsAchieve a minimum of 50% in Level Diagnostics in English and Mathematics


The Certificate will be evaluated through: - a series of practical assessments- a portfolio of workThe Technical Certificate is assessed through: - theory based tests or assignmentsFunctional Skills are assessed through: - tests where appropriateAverage duration is 36 months.

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Benefits to company:- Give your company a competitive advantage- Increased quality of work resulting in more businessTraining is relevant to the engineering industry.Benefits to individual:- Increase knowledge and skills- Gain a nationally recognised qualification in a highly competitive industry- Maximise future opportunitiesWhat's next?HNC/HND in Engineering

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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