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Engineering - Mechanical Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at PETROC

Course description

The units for this course range from an introduction to work through ERR, Health and Safety fundamental knowledge to skills and practice in multi engineering disciplines. These courses are designed for individuals who are in employment in an apprenticeship role.

Course content

The framework includes the NVQ (vocational assessment), the technical certificate, functional skills (for those who do not hold the required GCSE grades) in numeracy, communications and ICT, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PTLS) and Employees Responsibilities and Rights (ERR).

The framework ranges from academic college assessment's and vocational assessment in the workplace.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at Grade D (or equivalent) or above ideally to include Maths and English. You must have secured employment in order to start this programme and have a good basic education. Some employers will ask for GCSEs in English and Maths at Level C or above. Enthusiasm for your subject and a willingness to work hard are essential.


A range of assessment methods are used throughout the framework which varies from on-line tests, assignments, practical tasks and observations.

Financial information

We recommend you buy scientific calculator, memory stick (USB), an A4 folder, dividers and general stationary.

Future opportunities

To a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Further information

Off the job training is provided in well-equipped teaching rooms and workshops within the college and on the job training will be arranged with the employer.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 February 2017

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