Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) inEngineering

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An engineering apprenticeship can lead you to many possibilities, working in a vast range of environments.

This engineering apprenticeship allows you to gain advanced experience within the trade while also earning a wage. Progression opportunities after completion may include undertaking a Higher Education engineering course.

Course Content

We currently offer engineering frameworks in:

  • Engineering Maintenance and Installation
  • This programme includes carrying out fault diagnosis and maintenance activities on equipment

  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • This programme includes using and interpreting engineering data and operating CNC machines

  • Fabrication and Welding
  • This programme includes fabrication and welding, manual welding techniques, thermal cutting techniques, and understanding computer aided design (CAD)

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • This programme combines the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively in a range of electrical and electronic engineering activities – you will develop skills and competencies relating to your specific role, which could include an electronics assembly technician or an electronics manufacture inspector.

  • Engineering Technical Support
  • This programme includes engineering drawing, quality control, computer control programming, and integrated business operational support


  • Earn a real wage
  • Full time employment status
  • Gain nationally recognised qualifications
  • Gain a wealth of experience within the trade

Entry Requirements

Complete an intermediate apprenticeship OR five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above in English, Maths, and a science-related subject.

The apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments. You may be required to attend college on a day release, or your tutor will visit you in the workplace.

Progression Opportunities

You will have the opportunity to progress to Higher Education such as HNC or HND.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Saturday 2nd November 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:
The Apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments, you may be required to attend college on a day release or your tutor will visit you in the work place.

Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships available.

Before you can start an Apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

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