Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) inMechanical Manufacturing Engineering

Apprentices are provided with the skills, underpinning knowledge and transferable skills required to operate in each of the engineering sub-sectors, carrying out a wide variety of defined semi-skilled, craft and technician roles.

This Apprenticeship is designed to offer maximum flexibility to meet the needs of apprentices engaged Improving Operational Performance, whilst also aiming to meet current and future skills needs by supporting retention, motivation and performance.

This programme is delivered through a combination College based training and assessment (this may involve day or block release), alongside work based training and assessments that enable the apprentice to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained at college. Average Duration is 18 months.

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    Ofsted - Outstanding Provider

Key Facts

Apprenticeship Level:

Intermediate

Start Dates:

Indicative Cost:

College Code: C-AP2MME

Who is this Apprenticeship for?

New entrants who want to work in an Engineering Environment.

Course Content

  • NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Level 2
  • BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills in English Level 1
  • Functional Skills in ICT Level 1
  • Personal Learning and thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employment Right and Responsibilities (ERR)

Assessment Methods

On-programme is the learning phase for apprentices to apply the academic theory to their own organisations and role, and to capture the skills, knowledge and behaviours developed on the programme and in the workplace. To achieve this apprenticeship, it is necessary to complete 20% off-the-job training during the on-programme phase of their apprenticeship, this can be tracked and monitored through our e-portfolio.

On program assessment includes: - continuous competence assessment in the workplace, alongside assignment work is graded at pass, merit, distinction for the Technical Certificate.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s at grade C or above in English, Maths and a Science related subject.

English & Maths

Prior to completing the Apprenticeship, Apprentice must achieve Level 1 Maths & English and be working towards and attempt Level 2 Maths & English (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). If Maths & English Functional Skills are required, these are typically taught in college in specialist functional skill classes.

Progression Opportunities

Apprentices will have the opportunity to progress onto the Advanced L3 Apprenticeship.

Delivery Model

Programme is delivered through a combination College based training and assessment (this may involve day or block release), alongside work based training and assessments that enable the apprentice to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained at college. Average Duration is 18 months.

Payment Breakdown

Levy (via Digital Apprenticeship Service DAS) Non-Levy (direct debit arrangement)
Total cost to employer £4000 £400
Monthly cost £307.7 £33.34
End Point Assessment N/A N/A
Payment Terms 13 Months 12 Months

If an employer has less than 50 employees with the apprentice aged 16-18 at the start of training it is fully funded (no cost to the employer).

*All details correct at time of print. Additional costs may apply

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