Engineering Operative (Materials, Processing and Finishing) - Intermediate Apprenticeship
Course Code: WE00018
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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.
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.
Teaching and Learning 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.
You will also complete assessments and observations in the workplace.
You will need to complete Level 2 functional Skills Maths and English before End Point Assessment.
At the end of the Apprenticeship you will complete an End Point Assessment which will comprise of:
- Practical skills observation
- Professional discussion
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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