The Improving Operational Performance framework will equip apprentices with the basic skills and knowledge to carry out a range of engineering at semi-skilled and operator level. The Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 gives apprentices working in engineering a basic all-round grounding in engineering operations. The competence element is designed to be tailored to operations in any given specific engineering sector. On completion they will be of semi-skilled status; typical job roles would include metal working operatives, plant and machine operatives, routine equipment and basic maintenance activity.
The apprentice framework includes the following qualifications:
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
- EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Technology
- Level 1 Functional Skill English
- Level 1 Functional Skill maths Mandatory units
- Working safely in an engineering environment
- Using and communicating technical information
- Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
Apprentices must be in paid employment of at least 30 hours per week. Apprenticeships where the Apprentice is working and studying for less than 30 hours per week are by exception only. In any circumstances the Apprentice must not work for less than 16 hours per week. It is advantageous to have 3 GCSE's at grade D or above in English, maths, Science.
If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.
The advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture More generally, most ex-apprentices will start off by carrying out semi skilled job roles within manufacturing leading onto further or higher education.
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When does this course run?
Starts 01st Sep 2019 - Ends 28th Jul 2021
Please contact Employer Services team on 0151 551 7610.
For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).
This information was current on 18th January, 2019 and may be subject to change.