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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 2 Engineering Operative (Mechanical/Fabrication and Welding/Electrical) ST0537

Course Name 
Apprenticeship Standard - Level 2 Engineering Operative (Mechanical/Fabrication and Welding/Electrical) ST0537Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford Campus
Level Level 2
Start Date September
Duration 12-18 months
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Awarding Body EAL
Offering Code ASL2EOE1S000; ASL2EOF1S000; ASL2EOM1S000
Course Overview

The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.

Occupational roles for this standard are split into the following areas:

• Maintenance
• Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Fabrication/Weld

Further details can be found on each role at:

What you will Study

On this programme you will study towards one of the available pathways.

Depending on your job role, you will study a variety of units in Level 2 diploma/certificate in practical skills and off the job technical certificate

The apprentice will have a depth and breadth of English and mathematics that allow them to operate successfully within their role. This may be met through entry criteria determined by the employer or qualifications and training within the apprenticeship. However, on completion all apprentices will have minimum

Level 1 qualifications in English and mathematics.

How you will Learn The course is delivered by a mixture of theory and practical work, both at College and in the workplace.
How you will be Assessed There will be continuous assessment of both your practical skills and theoretical knowledge.
Entry Requirements

Candidates must have an employer willing to support the requirements of the apprenticeship standard.

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices.

Most candidates will have a minimum of Entry 3 in Maths and English, If you do not have these, we can assess your current level of Literacy/numeracy.

Attendance Expectations A mixture of day release & employer based.
Fee Information Please contact: The Business Development Team on 01924 789469.
Further Study This standard aligns to the core engineering skills required for similar occupations in other industries and possible progression onto the Level 3 Engineering Technician Standard.
How to Apply Please complete an apprenticeship application form.
If you require an application form please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.
For Further Details

Please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 01924 789469 or email

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Course Groups (W) Apprenticeship
Subject Area (W) Engineering
Client Group (W) 16-18
Client Group (W) 19+
Client Group (W) Apprenticeships
Search Ref (W) 59518
Website Ref (W) JG78VD2Y73
Website Ref (W) 579G00UOSA
Information last amended: 24 June 2022 11:11

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