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Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2

Ashington Campus
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Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations

Start Date:
11 September

Who is the course for?

If you are employed in the engineering industry and wish to gain an Apprenticeship framework Qualification this is the 2 year entry Level Apprentice framework

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You should have four GCSEs at Grade D including English, Maths and Science, or a relevant Level 1 qualification and be employed in the industry.

What will I study on the course?

You will choose one of three route ways:

ENG0083P - Performing Manufacturing Operations

ENG0084P - Performing Engineering Operations

ENG0068P - Welding and Fabrication

You will explore engineering theory and practice hands-on skills you develop in the workplace in a test environment. Ideal if you are employed in a mechanical, manufacturing, electrical, electronic engineering, welding, fabrication, performing manufacturing operations or performing engineering operations role.

Depending on the units selected, you may attend college one day a week to complete the PEO, alternatively a college assessor may come out to your workplace to assess you.

Learners will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence of competency for the QPEO. This may be carried out at the college or in the workplace. Functional skills have examinations and or portfolios of evidence

The main engineering and key/functional skills courses are contained in the framework, however Northumberland college offer a range of part time and evening engineering courses that you may wish to undertake alongside this qualification. See the college prospectus for details.

Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations

Learners may move on to a suitable AMA Apprentice framework

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here

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