|Qualifications||Choose from one of 3 Pathways: Pathway 1 Mechanical, Pathway 2 Electrical / Electronics, Pathway 3 Maintenance|
|Duration||24 months (36 months if Performing Engineering Operations not already achieved at Level 2)|
|Attendance||Blended learning – workplace and classroom training sessions with evening study.|
|Entry Requirements||Your employee must be working in the engineering or advanced manufacturing sector in a supervisory role An advanced apprenticeship or equivalent level 3 qualification in a related field PEO at Level 2-can be offered as part of the course. A dedication to completing a higher level qualification. This will involve taking on a greater volume and level of study than the Advanced Apprenticeship or a level 3 qualification|
What is a higher apprenticeship?
Higher apprenticeship programmes have been designed to train individuals to foundation and degree level, providing them with the knowledge and skills required to meet employers’ and business needs.
Higher apprenticeships are the next step up from level 3 apprenticeships and are nationally accredited work-based programmes. This allows employers to invest into their own organisation’s talent and increase productivity and profitability through a highly qualified and skilled workforce.
Who is this qualification for?
This Level 4 qualification provides your workforce with a comprehensive understanding of the engineering function along with the practical experience of working in an engineering environment.
This qualification has been tailored for individuals who are interested in working towards achieving engineering technical or incorporated engineer status in their chosen field of specialism.
Objectives of learning:
Structure of the apprenticeship
This higher apprenticeship includes mandatory units and a range of optional knowledge and competence units.
There are 3 pathways to select, these will be discussed with your employer and are dependent on the company needs.
Completion of PEO units at Level 2 will also be required if not already held.
Chosen in year 2
Higher National Certificate (HNC) Diploma in Engineering
Mandatory units common to all pathways
These will be delivered in year 1
Specialist Optional Units
These will be selected and delivered in year 2 dependent on your company needs
EAL Level 4 Extended NVQ Diploma in Engineering Manufacture
Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
PEO Level 2 will be delivered first if not already achieved
Your employee will require technical knowledge and will show competence through complex work activities. Assessments are conducted in the workplace through observation of the duties carried out and a range of other methods; including witness statements, professional discussions and reflective accounts. Learners will also need to submit a portfolio of evidence to fulfil the requirements of the course. Your employee will also be required to undertake research and complete tasks in their own time.
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