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Engineering Manufacture: Aerospace

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Aero Engine fitter (manufacture)
  • Aero Engine fitter/ tester
  • Aircraft maintenance fitter
  • Aircraft systems development technician
  • Aircraft Systems fitter (manufacture)
  • Airframe fitter (manufacture)
  • Composite technician
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Operations and Maintenance Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma for On-Aircraft Maintenance - Category A
  • Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering Survival Equipment Maintenance
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Electricals and Avionics)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft Mechanical)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Electricals and Avionics)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Mechanical)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft Weapons Maintenance)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Aircraft Manufacture (Electrical and Avionics Manufacture)
  • Diploma in Aircraft Manufacture (Mechanical Manufacture)
  • Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles
  • Extended Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Extended Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance
  • Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Extended Diploma in Engineering
  • Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.