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Manufacturing Engineering: Mechanical continuation of Pathway 3

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
  • Electrical /Electronics Engineering Senior Technician (Aerospace Computer Systems)
  • Electrical / Electronics Senior Technician (Wind Power)
  • Electronic Engineering Software / Hardware Senior Technician
  • Electronics Development Senior Technician
  • Senior Electronics Production 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 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
  • BTEC HND Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Foundation Degree in Engineering - Alton College
  • Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Technology - Framework 550
  • Foundation Degree in Materials Engineering - (Framework 550)
  • Foundation Degree in Mechanical Engineering - (Framework 550)
  • HNC 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.