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Course Details

This course gives apprentices working in engineering a basic all-round grounding in engineering operations and techniques. The competence element is designed to be tailored to operations in any given specific engineering sub-sector. On completion they will be of semi-skilled status; typical job roles would include metal working operatives, plant and machine operatives, quality control, routine inspection and testing, production of parts using computer controlled equipment and basic maintenance.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must be employed in the industry to cover the requirements of the framework. An initial discussion will be undertaken with the Course Leader to ensure the appropriateness of the course for each individual. This will involve discussion about previous qualifications and experience.

Career options

Engineering ( Welding) Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3. Employment in industry or starting your own business.

Engineering (Welding) Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

Five highlights

  • 1 Chichester College has been graded outstanding by Ofsted.
  • 2 A friendly and supportive learning environment.
  • 3 We provide a wide range of specialist workshops and facilities.
  • 4 Staff are trained to a high level with ongoing Professional Development.
  • 5 Student support is a high priority within Chichester College.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • Engineering (Welding) Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship


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Course code Location Course length Start date
MNT184WMMA Chichester Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

The course is delivered on a day-release basis and comprises: • Level 2 EMTA NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (QCF) ( Welding) • City and Guilds 2850-22 Level 2 Certificate in Engineering (QCF) (Welding) • Functional Skills Mathematics Level 1 • Functional Skills English Level 1 • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

How will I be taught?

Apprentices will attend college for one day per week, term-time only, where they will gain underpinning theory knowledge of engineering and train for working in an engineering environment. This includes an introduction to the type of practical work they may be required to undertake. In addition, apprentices will study towards their Maths & English Functional Skills depending on their previous qualifications, learn about employment rights &responsibilities and take responsibility for their work.

How will I be assessed?

Apprentices will carry out a series of practical tasks for each unit which will be assessed by a dedicated assessor. Apprentices will also complete a number of write-ups relating to the practical tasks and a series of knowledge questions relating to the units.

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