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Manufacturing Engineering: Mechanical

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

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Manufacturing Senior Technician
  • Mechanical Systems Senior Technician
  • Senior Controls Technician (Mechanical Testing)
  • Senior Environmental Test Technician (Defence)
  • Senior Production Technician
  • Senior Quality 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:

  • Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • NVQ Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Manufacture

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

  • BTEC HNC Diploma in General Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC HND Diploma in General Engineering
  • BTEC HND Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Foundation Degree in Engineering
  • Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology - Framework 550
  • Foundation Degree in Materials Engineering - (Framework 550)
  • Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering - (Framework 550)

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.