Engineering Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Exeter College
The course is designed to give apprentices practical experience in a wide range of mechanical engineering processes while working within the engineering field. This can include a wide range of disciplines, such as engineering maintenance, mechanical manufacturing, fabrication and welding and employment in technical support (i.e. quality control and technical drawing).
Your time in college will be spent gaining practical experience in mechanical engineering such as drawing, hand fitting techniques, use of lathes and milling machines and various welding techniques. You will also learn the theory behind those techniques and gain the skills to translate engineering terms onto paper. You will also spend time learning how to work safely and efficiently in an engineering environment and update your numeracy, literacy and IT skills.
In addition to your day in college, you will be learning a range of practical skills from your employer, employers’ responsibilities and rights, working with others and improving your own learning and performance.
You preferably need GCSEs at Grade D or above in Maths, English and Science. You should have a strong interest in engineering and be employed. You will also need to complete an initial assessment at college as part of the application process.
On successful completion, you can either continue in employment using your new skills, or progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering (you will need GCSEs at grade C) where you can specialise in one of the following; Engineering Maintenance, Mechanical Manufacturing, Fabrication and Welding or Technical Support.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Exeter College directly.