Engineering - Fabrication & Welding Apprenticeship at Furness College
This apprenticeship covers a wide range of vocational areas from electrical engineering to mechanical engineering to fabrication & welding.
Apprentice Level 2
Units studied may include: joining materials by welding, cutting materials using oxy-fuel gas cutting equipment, producing platework components and assemblies, working safely in an engineering environment and using and communicating technical information.
Advanced Apprentice Level 3
Units studied may include: joining engineering materials through thermal joining operations, shaping engineering products by material removal using hand tools, shaping engineering products by material removal using machine tools, producing engineering products by assembly operations and performing by rolling.
These are dependent on the sector and the criteria of some employers, but they are normally:
Apprentice Level 2: A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A – E or an equivalent qualification.
Advanced Apprentice Level 3: An Apprenticeship at Level 2 or other equivalent qualification.
The apprenticeship is assessed on practical aptitude, a portfolio of work and external assessment. The technical certificate is assessed in your lessons through assignments set by your tutors. Maths and English are assessed by examination and a portfolio of evidence.
You will need overalls, boots, stationery and drawing equipment.
Once the Apprenticeship has finished there is the opportunity to carry on working, maybe get promoted or if appropriate, progress onto advanced level apprenticeships. In some instances you can go on to higher education in a college or university.
Interested? You can apply online at http://www.furness.ac.uk/course-index/course-application-form.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Furness College directly.