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Engineering Maintenance & Installation Apprenticeship at Level 2 at Rochdale Training Association

Course description

On this Apprenticeship, the sort of work you will be doing will depend on your employer. Generally, engineering apprentices will learn to take on an operator role in a certain area of Engineering. This could involve anything from assembling car engines to installing telecommunications systems. Most duties will involve the maintenance of equipment and machinery.
Working in this field requires a good head for numeracy and IT literacy. You will need good written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player.

Course content

On this Apprenticeship, the sort of work you will be doing will depend on your employer. Generally, engineering apprentices will learn to take on an operator role in a certain area of Engineering. This could involve anything from assembling car engines to installing telecommunications systems. Most duties will involve the maintenance of equipment and machinery.
Working in this field requires a good head for numeracy and IT literacy. You will need good written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player.

Entry requirements

To start this programme, you should ideally have five GCSEs (grade C or above) or equivalent

Assessment

Assessment methods are selected to suit learner. They are usually determined by the job role, the area being covered and the learners preferred learning style. Some of the most used methods which may be covered throughout the qualification include: Coaching – either one to one or in a group, Observations in the work place, Professional Discussion between the learner and their tutor about a specific event or part of the job, On-line examinations, Assignments and Knowledge questions.

Other assessment methods that may be used include gathering product evidence to support observations and discussions, getting witness statements from colleagues or a personal statement from the learner about a particular event or situation.  Assessments may also be carried out using One File.

Financial information

Under current legislation all people serving an Apprenticeship must be of employed status.

In financial terms it means they should be paid the minimum rate of pay for Apprentices and contractually employed on a full-time basis.

All training within in the Apprenticeship framework is paid for by Rochdale Training using government funding.

Future opportunities

Progression on to higher apprenticesips

Further information

Please contact our recruitment team on 01706 631417

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rochdale Training Association directly.

Last updated date: 17 May 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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