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Mechanical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) at Alliance Learning

Course description

Mechanical engineering technicians, also known as mechanical fitters or installers, design, build, operate and service plant machinery and parts. They use a number of different skills in their work, depending on the job, for instance welding or CNC machining. A mechanical engineering apprenticeship is an ideal foundation to develop your skills in this field.

Course content

• Working and implementing health and safety procedures to produce components from engineering drawings.

• Producing engineering drawings using conventional and computer aided design (CAD) techniques.

• Use of computer aided manufacture and design - CAD, CAM and CNC.

• Measuring and marking out techniques.

• Selection and use of various hand tools for the production of hand fitting components.

• Use of conventional machinery such as lathes, drills and milling machines.

• Working on pneumatic / hydraulic circuits, components and assemblies.

• Repair and maintenance of mechanical assemblies.

Entry requirements

Some employers require specific GSCE grades (4 - 9)

Interested candidates should have the following skills & interests....

• Practical hand skills for handling tools, instruments and components

• Mathematical ability for engineering calculations

• Spoken and written communication skills

• Computer literacy

• Ability to understand engineering drawings

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Safety awareness is essential


You will be required to sit an English, Maths and ICT initial assessment before starting the Apprenticeship programme to check you are at a suitable level.

Financial information

National Minimum Apprenticeship wage.

Future opportunities

Career Opportunities can include:

- Mechanical Production Engineer

- CNC Operator

- Design Engineer

- Maintenance Engineer

- Service Engineer

Further information

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 29 November 2018
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