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Engineering Level 3 Pre- apprenticeship (Engineering Machining) at Stoke on Trent College

Course description

The Level 3 Pre-Apprenticeship in Engineering will develop the knowledge and skills you need to progress towards an Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship and a career in engineering. You will cover essential subjects such as principles of engineering and welding and engineering technology at a higher level. This course is aimed at students who intend to follow Apprenticeship programmes and wish for career progression within the Engineering industry and to develop the skills learnt from other or previous level 2 qualifications. On completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship Programme you will be awarded an Engineering Level 3 Diploma (Engineering Manufacturing or Fabrication and Welding pathway). This course also provides some evidence towards an NVQ Level 3 in Manufacturing Engineering or Fabrication and Welding which gives you an advantage when applying for Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stoke on Trent College directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: F1864
  • Web url:
  • Number of planned places: 50


  • More information
    • The Burslem campus of Stoke on Trent College houses the following subject areas:

      Media, Art and Design

      Music and Performing Arts


      Motor Vehicle

      Construction Trades

      Plumbing, Electrical Installation and Gas Services