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Engineering Manufacture (Fabrication & Welding) - Apprenticeship (Advanced) - Level 3 at College of West Anglia

Course description

The engineering apprenticeship is aimed at people who wish to gain experience and qualifications in practical and theoretical skills and work based activities. For example, fabrication and welding. The advanced apprenticeship in engineering will provide learners with the opportunity to achieve a framework of qualifications relating to specific pathways. These pathways will be determined by employer led requirements.

Entry requirements

You will be interviewed and assessed for your potential, commitment and motivation to achieve the apprenticeship, based upon the range and level of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace. It is strongly recommended that direct entry applicants have achieved a minimum of GCSE grade C in English, maths and science or equivalent. At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme. Applicants may be eligible to direct entry onto the advanced apprenticeship prior attainment will be taken into account e.g. achievement of the Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship.


College tutors/assessors and internal verifiers will ensure that all NVQ portfolios meet the required standard of competence. The technical certificate will also prove competence, knowledge and understanding at level 3.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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 August 2018
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