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Engineering Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Farnborough College of Technology

Course description

This training programme is intended for new or existing staff working in or providing support within an engineering environment. 

The training is delivered and assessed whilst attending Farnborough College once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge and develop skills in practical workshops. Apprentices are also supported in the workplace with regular progress and reviews.

Course content

The programme covers a range of skills and includes the following five components:

1.NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (Level 2): 3 mandatory units to be taken, plus 3 optional units which may vary each year:

Pathway 1: Fabrication & Machining

  • Producing mechanical engineering drawings using a CAD system
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Producing sheet metal components and assemblies / manual welding

Pathway 2: Electronic & Machining

  • Assembling and testing electronic circuits
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Producing sheet metal components and assemblies

2.Technical Certificate: EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering and Technology
3.Functional Skills: English & Maths Level 1 
4.Employment Rights & Responsibilities Workbook
5.Personal Thinking & Learning Skills

Entry requirements

You must be aged 16 and over with GCSEs A* - C in Maths and English.

Future opportunities

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Farnborough College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016

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