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Mechanical Design Apprenticeship – Advanced Apprenticeship at GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd

Course description

Mechanical Design Engineering is a very highly skilled technical role that requires you to work with a design house, designing a wide range of mechanical installations.

Mechanical Design Engineers need to be very safety conscious and have good IT, mathematics and communication skills. For West Cumbria learners the training for this role includes a first year in the training centre following mechanical programmes, then after the first year the trainee would transfer to the Design Department with their employer. Learners based in the North and West of the county will be based with their employer as soon as their apprenticeship commences.

Course content

  • Produce drawings and designs using Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • AutoCAD and additional design & prototyping programmes
  • Maintenance of existing equipment and manufacture of new parts when required.
  • Problem Solving and fault-finding.
  • Installation, testing and adjustment of plant and machinery to make sure it is running smoothly, safely and meeting performance targets.
  • Use of different tools such as hand tools, power tools and measuring equipment.
  • How to work in a safe manner, you will become familiar with industry guidelines and regulations
  • NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction Design and Draughting or NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering technical Support
  • Level 3 Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills / Personal Learning and Thinking Skills / Employee Rights and Responsibilities


Entry requirements

Preferred results: GCSE Grades A-C in Mathematics, English and Science. Although employer requirements may vary. Successfully pass the Gen2 aptitude testing. Satisfactory reference.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact GEN II Engineering & Technology Training Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 25 June 2015
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