Engineering Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Buxton & Leek College
Throughout your Apprenticeship you’ll work alongside experienced engineers to learn whilst getting paid to do so! With a mix of on the job and College training you’ll learn engineering theory and practical skills that will equip you well for an exciting career in the engineering sector.
Engineering Apprentices can work in a variety of disciplines from maintenance and machining, to design and computer aided manufacture. During your apprenticeship, you’ll learn functional skills, computer aided design and practical machining skills that will supplement your workplace experience. This course is designed for 16-19 year olds and school leavers.
Apprenticeships give you real like work experience and transferable skills that will lead to a successful career in the engineering sector. This Level 3 qualification gives you the opportunity to earn as you learn alongside the opportunity to progress to university level courses.
Most of our Apprentices gain employment at the company they trained at so choosing an Apprenticeship can be the first step on a long and successful career.
Buxton & Leek College have recently built a new engineering department equipped with the latest Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) equipment, machine tools and scientific testing equipment. Students who attend Buxton & Leek College will receive licenses to professional standard computer aided design software so that they can further develop their skills and work on their own projects.
In addition to the extensive enrichment and sport activities offered by the College, Engineering students are invited to participate in a 3D Printing challenge where they design, build and race their own 1:12th scale radio controlled car.
4 GCSEs grade A*-D.
In the workplace, students are assessed through a portfolio of evidence. In College, students are assessed via coursework, practical assessments and online testing.
Students who succeed on this pathway are eligible to undertake the Advanced Maths & Science Bridging Unit and move on to Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering – the first step towards gaining a degree and a career as a professionally qualified engineer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.