Engineering (Technical) Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
On the Advanced Level Apprenticeship you could work as an Mechanical or Electrical Engineer carrying out precision work 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.
What topics are covered?
- Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
- Using and Interpreting engineering drawings and documents
Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
- Engineering practices
- Machining CNC
- Fitting and assembly
- Mechanical overhaul and test
- Technical support
- Engineering drawing
- Quality control
- Computer Control Programming
- Integrated Business Operational support
What are the 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.
What qualifications will I gain?
BTEC Diploma in Mechanical engineering plus the opportunity to study towards the Performing
Engineering qualification PEO Level 2
BTEC Diploma in Mechanical engineering plus study towards your ERR and PLTS
NVQ Extended Diploma and progress onto HNC in Mechanical Engineering
Complete NVQ Extended Diploma in the workplace and HNC in Mechanical Engineering
Functional Skills in English Level 2
Functional Skills in Maths Level 2
Functional Skills in ICT Level 2
Who is the awarding body?Competence EALKnowledge - BTEC
How will I learn?
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 will I be assessed?
Year 1 is 4 days per week at college plus exams
Years 2– 4 are assessment in the workplace with college day release plus exams
What can I do after this course?
Successful candidates could start an HND or a degree.
What else do I need to know?
The course duration is 48 months.
Where can I find out more information?For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.
If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contactAdditional Learning Support to arrange additional help.
How do I apply?Search for vacancies on our Vacancies page.
For more information, please call our Apprenticeship team on 01225 328683.