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Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3 at Bath College

Course description

This course is aimed at those who are interested in pursuing an apprenticeship in an innovative sector, with the appropriate grades and that is being fostered by and organisation that can provide the support to stretch your learning vocationally. On the Advanced Level Apprenticeship you could work as a mechanical or electrical engineer carrying out precision or become a maintenance engineer, carrying out planned and emergency fault diagnosis and maintenance, testing and repairing electronic equipment and circuits/ communications equipment/instrumentation and control equipment, servicing equipment and carry out quality inspections. You could also work as a project manager, planning, organising, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project objectives.

Course content

Mandatory units:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
Using and Interpreting engineering drawings and documents
Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
Optional pathways:
Engineering practices
Machining CNC
Fitting and assembly
Mechanical overhaul and test
Technical support
Engineering drawing
Quality control
Computer Control Programming
Integrated Business Operational support

Entry requirements

Colour Blindness Test
Specific Engineering Initial Assessment
A minimum of 4/5 Full GCSE grades A* – C, including
mathematics (advanced and not intermediate) at
grade B or above.


The performance units (NVQ) are entirely practical-based and assessed in the workplace.
The knowledge units (Technical Certificate) are delivered in the College and assessed by a combination of online assessments, short answer questions and written assignments.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 February 2016

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