APPRENTICESHIP IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Duration: Level 2: 12 Months & Level 3: 18 Months*
Levels: Level 2, Level 3
Last Updated: 02-09-19

This Apprenticeship will provide you with all the skills required to develop in the specialist area of Mechanical Engineering.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Working safely and effectively in engineering
  • Interpreting and using engineering information
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians

Optional study areas:

  • Applied electrical and mechanical science
  • Operation and maintenance of mechanical systems and components
  • Operation and maintenance of electrical systems and components
  • Selecting engineering materials
  • Using CAD (computer aided drawing) techniques in engineering
  • Electronic circuit construction
  • Mechanical principles and applications
  • Properties and application of Engineering materials
  • Engineering secondary and finishing techniques

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

After completing Level 2, you may be able to progress onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship. Following Level 3 you can continue with your employer with a competent skill level or progress onto Higher Education.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Successful completion allows progression to the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

For workshop activities you will need to purchase suitable overalls and work boots.

*Course duration will depend on your current qualifications and experience within the industry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment in the industry. For Level 3 progression, you will need a Level 2 qualification in the subject together with maths and English.

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