Approx. duration: up to 12-18 months
Start date: Anytime
Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus
Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSEs including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and have a contract of employment.
On programme learning: Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills) Certificate of Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge) English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.
End-point assessment: Delivered by TBC
Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Engineering Operative will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles depending on their chosen pathway or progress onto a higher level apprenticeship.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. 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 workforce with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance and sustain the sector. The apprentice will complete an Endpoint Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.