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Apprenticeships - Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework 539 - Engineering Manufacture L3 (Electrical/Electronic) at Wakefield College

Course description

Do you have innovative ideas?  An Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering could help you bring those ideas to life by allowing you to specialise and combine job experience with taught modules in College.

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What you will study

On this programme you will study for the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and also the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma.

You will also be expected to work towards Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT.

Maths and English (and sometimes IT) are key elements of apprenticeship programmes and if you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects you will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate levels.

Skills in Maths and English will support your apprenticeship programme, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C.  This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4), including English Language and Maths

OR

Equivalent Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications

If you do not have these, we can assess your current level of literacy/numeracy

Assessment

Assessment and evidence-gathering will be continuous.

Financial information

There are no costs to students aged between 16 and 18.

For cost to students aged 19 and over please contact The Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469 for details.

Future opportunities

Further study

Higher National Certificate in Engineering or Foundation Degree in Engineering Technology.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will enable you to take on a supervisory role within the engineering industry or progress to a foundation degree.

Further information

If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111

 

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 April 2019
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    • Castleford Campus (Postcode WF10 4UA)


      The Castleford Campus (previously known as the skillsXchange) houses the College’s provision in Construction, Motor Vehicle, Engineering, Hair and Beauty, IT and some Care and replaces the training which was previously offered at the College’s Whitwood Campus.

      Located at Junction 32 of the M62 between Castleford and Pontefract, the site is well known for Xscape, the indoor ski slope whose building houses a 14-screen cinema, bowling alley, climbing wall, sports facilities and restaurants. The Campus is situated directly next to the Asda in Glasshoughton.


      A learning resource centre, equipped with the very latest in technology, is a superb place for individual study, or to relax and use the internet. The Centre overlooks the large external courtyard, where students can mix, mingle and chill.

      In state-of-the-art hair and beauty salons, including a nail bar, we are training the next generation of hairdressers and beauticians. These professional salons offer live training environments to our students, with treatments for both men and women available at affordable prices. There are also industry standard facilities for the study of construction and engineering, motor vehicle and electrical courses.