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Engineering - Intermediate Apprenticeship at Total People

Course description

Intermediate Apprenticeship

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma – Numerous skill-specific disciplines (excluding PEO and PMO) –
  • Undertaken in the workplace (certain aspects can be completed in a training/college environment)
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate – Various subjects – Undertaken at local college on day release for one/two years
  • Level 1 Functional Skills - Application of Number, Communication, ICT – Usually undertaken at college alongside Technical Certificate – some could be exempt if certain GCSE’s are achieved at Grade ‘C’ or above
  • Level 2 Award in Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) – usually undertaken in the workplace 

Length of the course - Between 1½ and 2 years Approximately

During the Apprenticeship, you will cover areas such as:

  • Performing Engineering Operations
  • Business Improvement – Techniques
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Fabrication and Welding Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Engineering Maintenance and Installation
  • Materials Processing and Finishing
  • Electrical and Electronics Servicing
  • Engineering Technical Support 
  • Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance
  • The Power Industry
  • Improving Operational Performance  

Who is it for?

Engineering requires you to apply maths and science principles; therefore these subjects are particularly important. The majority of employers are looking for GCSE or equivalent at Grades A*-C however, some may specify at least two subjects needs to be achieved at A-Level.

Typical skills required include:

  • Able to work as a team
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good practical skills

Course content

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma – Numerous skill-specific disciplines (excluding PEO and PMO) 

Entry requirements

To begin an Engineering Apprenticeship at Level 2 or 3 you will need GCSEs Grades A*-C.

Individual employers may look for specific qualifications, these are stated on each Apprenticeship Vacancy, this may include A level qualifications.

Financial information

Aged 16-18
Fully funded

Aged 19-23
Fully funded for employers with less than 1000 employees. For employers with 1000+ employees, please contact us for further details.

Aged 24 and over
Total People require employers to make a contribution towards the cost for all learners aged 24 years and over, embarking on an Apprenticeship.

Future opportunities

Once you have completed your Apprenticeship you can look at moving on to an Advanced Apprenticeship in engineering.

Following on from that you would be able to move on to Level 4 Engineering Management, Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation Degree.

Further information

Please visit our website for further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Total People directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2017
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