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Composite Engineering

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
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Composite Assembly Operator
  • Operator (Composite Repair)
  • Operator (Semi skilled) Resin Flow Infusion Techniques
  • Operator (semi skilled) Spray Lay-up Laminating Techniques
  • Operator (Semi skilled) Wet Lay-up Laminating
  • Operator (Semi-skilled) Filament Winding Techniques
  • Quality Assurance Operator
  • Trimmer (Composite Mouldings)
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 Composite Engineering

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

  • Certificate in Engineering
  • Certificate in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing 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.