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Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship Level 3

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Duration
    5+ years

  • Start Date
    Multiple - see below

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    E0135

Start Dates

  • September 2019, Apprenticeship
  • August 2020, Apprenticeship

Summary

This Apprenticeship is ideal for developing skills and knowledge whilst working within the fast-paced world of Engineering. This qualification offers the unique opportunity to earn and learn in this sector. Real work experience, which is personalised to each learner’s aspirations and interests, is integrated into the programme. To achieve this Apprenticeship the apprentice must obtain all mandatory units and additional optional units.

Course Content includes:

Mandatory units

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace (10 credits)
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians (10 credits)
  • Engineering Project (20 credits)
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians (10 credits)

Optional units

  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Producing mechanical assemblies
  • Maintaining electrical equipment/systems

You will complete Level 3 Advanced Fabrication and Welding 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 24-36 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

Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years. Ideally, candidates will already have their Level 2 in Fabrication and Welding.

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 Level 3 Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship is built up of a framework and for the full Apprenticeship, learners will complete:

  • EAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Fabrication and Welding (QCF)
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills English
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Functional Skills ICT

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.

Assessment is via a variety of methods, including:

  • Case studies
  • Assignments
  • Practical assessments
  • Projects
  • Exams

Progression

Progression onto a Higher Apprenticeship or a higher level of study or employment. On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will be competent to work as a Sheet Metal Worker, Plater / Fabricator or Welder.

Career Progression

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

Fees

September 2019, Apprenticeship

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

August 2020, Apprenticeship

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