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Engineering Operative - Electrical/Electronics, Apprenticeship Standard, Level 2

  • 2

    Level
    Level 2

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    E0233

Start Date

  • September 2019, Apprenticeship

Summary

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.

Course Content includes:

  • Wire and terminate different types of cabling e.g. single core, multi core, screened, fire resistant, armoured, etc.
  • Assemble and test a range of electrical components e.g. component panels, isolator switches, fuses, circuit breakers, contactors, relays, rail mounted terminal blocks, etc.
  • Assemble and test a range of electronic components e.g. resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, etc.
  • Follow appropriate completion activities and restore equipment/system to service after the assembly and testing has been completed

You will complete Level 2 Engineering Operative (Electrical/Electronics) Apprenticeship Standard as part of this Apprenticeship.

  • This Apprenticeship will involve college attendance and off the job training.
  • You will also develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • You need to have an employer to support your Apprenticeship and be employed in a relevant job role.
  • The typical length of this Apprenticeship course is 12 months.

Contact our Apprenticeship Team to find out when our next course start date is.

If you already have an employer for your Apprenticeship, or would like more information on how to find an Apprenticeship, please click Apply Now.

If you are an Employer who is looking to recruit an Apprentice or already have someone you would like to enrol onto the Apprenticeship course, please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01603 773365 or email EmployerPartnerships@CCN.ac.uk to discuss next steps.

Why Our College?

Get paid to train

Apprenticeships provide fantastic career opportunities and allow you to get a qualification and earn money at the same time

Designed for opportunity

94% of apprentices stay in work after finishing an apprenticeship, and 47% have received a promotion

Hands on learning

We work closely with employers to deliver training both on and off the job. In most cases, you’ll come into college one day a week, as well as getting planned training and development with a mentor in the workplace

Entry Requirements

Applicants will need a minimum of grade D in Math and English GCSE, although they should ideally hold a grade C. Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years. Applicants should not take part in full-time education.

In order to enrol onto an Apprenticeship, you need to be employed in a relevant job role and undertake a range of tasks which would enable you to complete the Apprenticeship qualification.

Learning Outcomes

The Intermediate Apprenticeship in Engineering Operations Level 2 is built up of a Standard consisting of:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills English

Objective

You will learn about your rights and responsibilities as an employee and those of the employer with guidance from your work based assessor.

Assessment

Training and assessments are delivered in the workplace and in college. Apprentices will be required to attend college-based sessions as part of their training, whilst also completing off-the-job training in the workplace. You will also complete assessments and observations in the workplace.

You will need to complete Level 2 functional Skills Maths and English before End Point Assessment.

At the end of the Apprenticeship you will complete an End Point Assessment which will comprise of:

  1. Practical Skills Observation
  2. Professional discussion

Progression

Progression onto a Higher Apprenticeship or a higher level of study or employment.

Career Progression

Career or academic progression may include continuation, development or promotion at work or within this sector and progression into higher education.

Fees

Apprenticeship course fees are subject to the age of the apprentice, the payroll of the employer and the number of employees. Course fees are paid by the employer and not the apprentice. Employers who take on an apprentice aged between 16-18 years old, or with an Educational Health Care Plan, will receive an Incentive Payment to help cover their costs. To discuss Apprenticeship course fees, employers should contact the Apprenticeship Team on 0800 328 3616 or email EmployerPartnerships@ccn.ac.uk
For more information on recruiting an apprentice or if you would like to train your existing staff please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 0800 328 3616 or email EmployerPartnerships@ccn.ac.uk