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Engineering - Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2 Apprenticeship (ENG1) at Barnsley College

Course description

The Improving Operational Performance apprenticeship equips learners with the basic skills and knowledge to carry out a range of engineering and manufacturing processes at semi-skilled and operator level.

Course content

Course themes:

• Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

• Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation

• Working efficiently and effectively in engineering

Entry requirements

  • You will need to be at least 16 years of age and hold three GCSEs at grade A*-D, plus GCSE English at grade 3 and GCSE maths at grade 4 or above
  • You need to be employed within an engineering role or have an employer in this area willing to take you on as an apprentice


You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstrations and assignments. You will be assessed both in college and in your workplace.

Financial information

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare.

For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you could progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering or apply for job roles including:

• Metal Operatives

• Machine Operatives

• Maintenance Operative

Further information

Information Team

We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.

Drop in: Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01226 216 123


Our Information Advisers visit schools and provide impartial information about training and education options for school leavers.

They can help with: • Applying for courses • Arranging taster days and visits to College • Information about course requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2017
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