Course Code: EN00103 Engineering Operative (Materials, Processing and Finishing) - Intermediate Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Anytime Employer's Premises / £0 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Engineering operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector. The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in. , Entry Requirements Ideally applicants will hold five GCSEs including English and Maths at grade 3 (D) or higher. If you do not hold the relevant Mathematics and English qualifications, you will be expected to undertake functional skills in both subjects. Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years. In order to enrol onto an Apprenticeship, you need to be employed in a relevant job role and undertake a range of tasks which would enable you to complete the Apprenticeship qualification. Learning and Teaching Methods Training and assessments are delivered in the workplace and in college. Employees will be required to attend college-based sessions as part of their training, whilst also completing off-the-job training in the workplace. Engineering operatives working within materials, processing or finishing role will have knowledge of: Specific machinery, equipment and tooling required for the materials, processing or finishing operation Different materials, processing or finishing techniques Specific quality specifications for materials, processing or finishing operations You will also need the skills to: Plan the materials, processing or finishing operation before they start Prepare equipment, tooling, materials, etc. and complete set up activities before carrying out the materials, processing or finishing operation Carry out the material, processing or finishing operation in line with specific safe working practices and specification requirements Carry out quality checks during and after the materials, processing or finishing operation. Industry Placement and Field Trips You will be employed for at least 30 hours per week in engineering operations. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All costs for this course should be covered by your employer. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression Progression onto a Higher Apprenticeship or a higher level of study or employment. Examples of the occupational roles from across the engineering and manufacturing sector that would be covered within this standard are: Servicing and maintenance operative Machine setter/operative Mechanical engineering operative Fabricator Engineering fitter Multi-disciplined engineering operative Materials, processing and finishing operative Technical Support operative Founding/casting operative.