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Performing Engineering Operations Apprenticeship at Northampton College

Course description

An Apprenticeship in Performing Engineering Operations covers the operation of machinery to national standards and allows you to tailor the units of the course to suit the daily routines of your business. This will help you gain optimum effectiveness from loyal employees with minimum disruption to your company. This Apprenticeship will give your business the opportunity to entice new people into the sector and avoid a future skills shortage. The programme is primarily delivered at the apprentice's place of work although there is attendance at College for one day per week. The Framework consists of: - NVQ2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations - Level 2 Certificate in Engineering - Functional Skills in English and Maths - Employees Rights and Responsibilities - Personal Learning and Thinking Skills What's next? Performing Engineering Operations Advanced Apprenticeship

Course content

Mechanical Engineers are in great demand as engineering is a highly skilled profession, with many pathways. An Apprenticeship will provide practical skills and qualifications that your business needs now and in the future. With a mixture of on and off the job training they will learn the skills that work best for your business. Apprenticeships can make your business more productive and effective by addressing your skills gaps.

Entry requirements

You must be in relevant employment to start an Apprenticeship. You must pass an initial assessment in English and Maths.


The NVQ Diploma will be evaluated through: - a series of practical assessments - a portfolio of work carried out in the workplace The Technical Certificate is assessed through: - theory based tests or assignments Functional Skills are assessed through: - Examinations Average duration is 24 months.

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Benefits to company: - Give your company a competitive advantage - Increased quality of work resulting in more business - Training is relevant to the engineering industry Benefits to individual: - Increase knowledge and skills - Gain a nationally recognised qualification in a highly competitive industry - Maximise future opportunities

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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