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Engineering (Manufacturing) Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Overview

On this Apprenticeship, the sort of work you’ll be doing will depend on your employer. Generally, manufacturing apprentices will learn to take on a Process Operator role relating to their specific sector of engineering. This could involve many different disciplines from automotive assembly, installing structured cabling or maintenance equipment, in fact any aspects that involve a manufacturing process.


What topics are covered?

Mandatory units:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Promoting effective working relationships or Contributing to effective team working

Optional units:

  • Transferring materials
    Preparing for manufacturing operations
    Concluding manufacturing operations
    Ensuring effective handover of manufacturing operations
    Receiving and checking incoming materials
    Controlling manufacturing operations
    Contributing to improving effectiveness in the workplace
    Analysing the results of inspection and confirming quality of production
    Recording and reporting inspection and test results
    Transferring materials
    Producing shaped products
    Producing products by assembly operations
    Producing joined products
    Producing products b processing
    Producing formed products
    Finishing products
    Producing moulded products
    Producing packaged products
    Making products using computer controlled equipment
    Manufacturing products using combined manufacturing operations
    Analysing the results of inspection and confirming quality of production
    Carrying out inspection and testing activities

What are the entry requirements?

Colour Blindness Test
Specific Engineering Initial Assessment

What qualifications will I gain?

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations

Level 2 Award in Industrial Awareness

Functional Skills in Maths Level 2

Functional Skills in English Level 2



Who is the awarding body?

NVQ – EALTechnical Certificate - EAL

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?

Assessment in the workplace plus a competence based external assessment; this knowledge can be delivered in the workplace or with the employer if required.



What can I do after this course?

Successful candidates could progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship.

What else do I need to know?

The course duration is 18 – 24 months.

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. 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 or fill out our registration of interest form.

For more information, please call or email our Apprenticeship team on 01225 328683 or apprenticeships@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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