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Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Intermediate Apprenticeship at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

This framework has been designed specifically for the engineering and manufacturing sector, there is an expectation that there will be a demand for 37,000 level 3 technical roles between 2010 to 2016 and beyond.

Typically, individuals who are working towards the achievement of this framework have the following job role; machine operator, machine tool fitter, jig and tool fitter, moulder/coremaker, mechanical fitter, semi-skilled sheet metal worker, CNC operator.

Apprenticeships are a tested way of training either a new or existing team member. An apprenticeship will provide on-the-job training which leads to an employee gaining a nationally recognised qualification which has been developed by the Sector Skills Council. The Apprenticeship framework will include the following elements;

• Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering – Level 2 (NVQ)
• Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing Engineering) – BTEC level 2
• Mathematics – Level 2
• English – Level 2
• Information and Communication Technologies – Level 2
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

An employee/apprentice must be over 16 years of age with no prior level 4 qualifications or above working a minimum of 30 contracted hours per week in an appropriate occupational role.

Assessment

You will be assessed againsts a set of nationally recognised standards which are set by the Awarding Body. The competence based element assessment will be via direct observation and work place supporting evidence. The knowledge based element may be assess.

Financial information

Employer Contribution - Funding and Co-funding available

Future opportunities

Three months before completing this Apprenticeship framework a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to a permanent employment contract, further study or indeed both.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Artrix

      Ready to take to the stage? Thanks to an innovative partnership with Bromsgrove Arts Centre Trust and Bromsgrove District Council, Heart of Worcestershire College is proud to deliver its expressive arts courses at Artrix, one of Worcestershire’s premier arts venues. The centre provides a cultural hub for the community and ensures that performing arts, theatre production and music students have a professional environment to study in.

      Harley Davidson University

      Our Bromsgrove campus is home to the UK’s only Harley Davidson University. Employees of the franchise dealership come from across Europe and beyond to train in these state-of-the-art facilities and it also provides valuable work experience to selected Heart of Worcestershire College students.

      Eden Cafe

      Our campus cafe is a great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up with your friends. With fresh, healthy and delicious meals served at reasonable prices why go anywhere else? In addition, for those 11am slumps why not treat yourself to a Costa Coffee? Located on campus there is no need to venture down to the High Street. It’s the ideal place to relax and rehydrate during your study breaks!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.