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Engineering Manufacture: Materials Processing and Finishing

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
  • Die Caster
  • Mould and Core maker (semi skilled)
  • Process engineer (Casting)
  • Sand Caster
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 Extended Diploma in Materials Processing and Finishing

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

  • BTEC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Diploma in Casting Technology
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • 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.