Mechanical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

This is the second stage of an apprenticeship where you will learn further mechanical engineering theory, machining, bench fitting, health & safety and practical skills/knowledge over a 2 year period. You will have to be employed and working in a machining/fitting/manufacturing engineering environment to enrol on this course.

What will I learn?

Learn further theory and practical principles of Mechanical Engineering at College as well as in the workplace.

How will I be assessed?

Through demonstrating your skills in the workplace and college workshops, sitting exams and tests.

What may it lead to?

Students can progress onto Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Engineering.

Entry Requirements

You should ideally have 3 GCSE grades of at least C or above, including ICT, English and Mathematics or Functional Skills. Entry is also subject to an initial assessment carried out at the College or full completion of the modern apprenticeship. You may also have direct entry onto the advanced apprenticeship if you have had previous experience, A Levels or accredited prior learning (subject to interview).

Additional Information & Other Costs

You must be employed within a company machining, fitting, manufacturing engineering environment.

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Course Fees

What you pay in course fees will depend on your personal circumstances and age. To find out more, visit our Fees page. If you are aged 19 or above, you may qualify for a Advanced Learning Loan.