Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) inEngineering Operative

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.
  • Rated outstanding for apprenticeships in our June 2017 ofsted inspection
    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

Key Facts

Apprenticeship Level:

Intermediate

Start Dates:

Indicative Cost:

College Code: C-AP2XEOP

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

New entrants who want to work in an Engineering Environment.

Course Content

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in advanced manufacturing and engineering
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Conducting business improvement activities
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • General turning, milling and welding applications
  • Producing CAD models (Drawings) using a CAD system

Qualifications included in the Apprenticeship:

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard in Engineering Operative
  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills & knowledge)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English and maths (if required)

Assessment Methods

Regular formative reviews between employer, apprentice and the college.

Development of assignments demonstrating learning from their job role or work place.

Practical observation to assess the application of skills within the workplace.

Professional discussion to holistically assess Knowledge Skills and Behaviours across the standard and will be informed by reflective portfolio.


Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s at grade 4(C) or above in English, Maths and Science.

English & Maths

If an Apprentice has not already achieved Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) English & Maths they must study for and achieve Functional Skills Level 2 English & Maths.

This will be completed through a day release to attend Loughborough College

Progression Opportunities

  • Level 3 Composites Technician
  • Level 3 Engineering Design and Draughtsperson
  • Level 3 Engineering Fitter
  • Level 3 Engineering Technician (Varied Pathways)
  • Level 3 Maintenance Operations and Engineering Technician

Delivery Model

Work based training and assessments to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace.
College based training currently one day per week day (term time only).
Day release to complete Functional Skills if required.
Average duration is 15 months which includes an End Point Assessment.

Payment Breakdown

Levy payers pay 100% of training costs via Levy.

Non Levy employers with 50+ staff or for an Apprentice aged 19+ - pay 5% of training costs Non Levy.

Employers with less than 50 staff and an Apprentice aged 18 or younger, fully funded.

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