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Engineering and Manufacturing

Engineering and Manufacturing roles are becoming more and more important by the day. Due to this, you're right to have your head turned by an apprenticeship in one of these sectors.

If you're ready to start making waves in these fields, then you'll be on the right track to do so by doing an apprenticeship.

We're thrilled to offer a wide variety of apprenticeships in the field of Engineering and Manufacturing. You'll find a range of levels and different durations of each training programme.

Be sure to look at all the different routes available below, including opportunities to become a technician, fitter or welder.

Engineering Fitter - Level 3

Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly. To produce or re-furbish the components fitters will interpret drawings/specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate. They may be based in a workshop or clients premises - this may include hazardous environments.

An employee in this occupation will be responsible for completion of their work to the required specification and deadlines, in line with quality, health & safety and environmental regulations and requirements, with minimum supervision.

Job roles include:

  • Controls and systems fitter
  • Mechanical fitter
  • Pipe fitter

Duration: 42 months

Qualification:

  • Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship
  • Level 3 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technical Certificate

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) - Level 3

Machinists in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and precision work. Work will involve machining components from specialist materials using conventional and/ or CNC machine tools such as centre lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, horizontal and cylindrical grinding machines, electro discharge machines, single and multiaxis CNC machine tools centres.

During and on completion of the machining operations they will be expected to measure and check the components being produced and make adjustments to the equipment/programme to ensure components meet the required specification.

Job roles include:

  • Engineering Technician
  • Aerospace Technician
  • Aviation Engineer
  • Maritime Engineering
  • Machinist
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Toolmaker

Duration: 42 months

Qualification:

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) - Machining

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance (light vehicle) Technician - Level 3

A motor vehicle technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships that focus on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage that deals with many different types of vehicles. They work on all the systems found within the vehicle.

The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.

Job roles include:

  • Vehicle Technician
  • Vehicle and Maintenance Technician
  • Junior Mechanic.

Duration: 36 months

Qualification:

  • Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle).
  • F-Gas Certificate

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

Auto Care Technician - Level 2

An Auto-care Technician carries out a range of services and repairs to cars, car derived vans and light goods vehicles, working in an Auto-care or “Fast-Fit” Centre, which may be part of a national chain or operated by a regional/local independent group/owner.

An Auto-care Technician requires a unique combination of technical, retail and customer service skills. They will use a range of tools, measuring and diagnostic equipment to identify & repair simple system faults.

The Auto-care Technician has to demonstrate expertise not only in the technical elements of their role and have a good grasp of the practical and theoretical aspects of the vehicle systems they service, but also needs to have excellent telephone, customer handling (including how to handle difficult customers and deal with customer disappointment) and effective sales skills, as well as strong problem solving and self-organisation skills.

Job roles include:

  • Auto care Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Junior Technician

Duration: 30 months

Qualification: Level 2 Auto-Care Technician Apprenticeship

Click HERE for more information and to apply.

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