The NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations is a work-based qualification designed for those employed within the manufacturing sector. The main objective of the qualification is to offer the opportunity to prove competence of industrial performance, knowledge and understanding and to recognise the ability of individuals working in the sector. This Diploma covers multiple occupational areas and is suitable for people involved in the manufacturing sector from trainees to managers. Individuals with this qualification are able to progress into specific areas of manufacturing such as print, furniture, food, or Business Improvement Techniques.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Apprentices will study a range of mandatory and optional units during their programme. Examples of units which apprentices may select include:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
Preparing for manufacturing operations
Concluding manufacturing operations
Ensuring effective handover of manufacturing operations
Receiving and checking incoming materials
Controlling manufacturing operations
Contributing to improving effectiveness in the workplace
Analysing the results of inspection and confirming quality of production
Recording and reporting inspection and test results
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
For this qualification, candidates will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence for each unit. Apprentices will also be assessed via observation, professional discussion and assignments.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
Completion of the Level 2 qualification may allow for progression onto a range of Level 3 apprenticeship opportunities in the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors. Typical job roles for apprentices include:
Manufacturing process operator
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
There will be continuing support outside of the classroom environment through MyCourse and eLearning software. For workshop activities you will need to purchase suitable PPE.
Duration: 12 - 24 months
All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment (Maths & English), interview and employment in the industry. Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking their apprenticeship end-point assessment.