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Apprenticeships - Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 045 - Engineering Mechanical (Science Industry Maintenance Technician) at Wakefield College

Course description

Do you have innovative ideas? An Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering could help you bring those ideas to life by allowing you to specialise and combine job experience with taught modules in College.

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What you will study 

On this programme you will study for towards one of the available engineering standards, which include BTEC Level 3 Diploma and additional work-related qualifications.

You will also be expected to work towards Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT.

Maths and English (and sometimes IT) are key elements of apprenticeship programmes and if you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects you will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate levels.

Skills in Maths and English will support your apprenticeship programme, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.

Entry requirements

Demonstrate the ability to achieve a Level 3 in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
3 GCSE’s at A*-C (or new grade 9-4), including Maths and English, or Level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications
If you do not have these, we can assess your current level of literacy/numeracy


There will be continuous assessment of both your practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Financial information

Please contact: The Business Development Team on 01924 789469.

Future opportunities

Further study 

Higher National Certificate in Engineering or Foundation Degree in Engineering Technology.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will enable you to take on a supervisory role within the engineering industry or progress to a foundation degree.

Further information

Please contact our Course Information Team on 01924 789111 for further details. 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 31 October 2018
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