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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Engineering Technician – Product Design and Development Technician ST0457

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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Engineering Technician – Product Design and Development Technician ST0457Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford Campus
Level Level 3
Start Date September
Duration 42 months
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Awarding Body EAL
Offering Code ASL3PRD1S000
 
Course Overview

Product Design & Development Technicians primarily work on all stages of product creation and modification. They support activities ranging from early concept feasibility, design and development stages right through to final preparation for launch and customers. This includes working in concept studios, rapid prototyping, assembly, testing, validating and analysing performance. Typically they
work closely with engineers in bring new concepts to life or supporting redesigns of existing products.

Further information can be found:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/engineering-technician/

What you will Study

On this programme you will study towards the product design pathway

• Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
• Level 2 Award for Foundation Phase Gateway Assessment

After a further period of skills and technical knowledge development all apprentices will be required to achieve the following qualifications:

• Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Product  Design and Development
• Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

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 2 qualifications in English and mathematics.

Further information can be found:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/engineering-technician/

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 achieved GCSE grade A-C, 4-9 or above in English and Maths and a STEM-related subject at Level 2 prior to commencement of apprenticeship.

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. It meets the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.
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 apprenticeships@wakefield.ac.uk

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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
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Information last amended: 24 June 2022 11:22

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