Advanced Manufacture Engineering Apprenticeship (Higher Level) Level 4

Course Type 16-18
Qualification Level 4
Start Date August 2020
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Advanced Manufacture Engineering Apprenticeship (Higher Level)

The Higher Apprenticeship is designed “to provide the manufacturing and engineering sectors with high grade technicians and engineers who have practical skills, combined with a higher education

qualification.” (SEMTA2016).

It is for engineers who are at, or aspire to be senior level and are working towards “Incorporated Engineer” or equivalent status. They should be taking responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the expectation that they will deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate their commitment to continual learning and development.

With a comprehensive structure, the higher apprenticeship programme will allow you to develop higher level skills and competencies needed to be an effective leader and engineer. This qualification will provide the under-pinning requirement to achieve Engineering Technician status and work towards Incorporated Engineer.

The qualification has multiple pathways and can be studied with a Mechanical or Electrical/electronic focus.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You will need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including Maths and English
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • Mechanical / Electrical Core knowledge

  • The Science of Engineering

  • Materials and Manufacture OR Analogue and Digital applications

  • Automation and Control

  • Research Design

  • Business Improvement Techniques

Careers & Employability
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The Higher Apprenticeship is designed “to provide the manufacturing and engineering sectors with high grade technicians and engineers who have practical skills, combined with a higher education qualification.” (SEMTA 2016). It is for engineers who are at, or aspire to be senior level and are working towards “Incorporated Engineer” or equivalent status. They should be taking responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the expectation that they will deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate their commitment to continual learning and development. With a comprehensive structure, the higher apprenticeship programme will allow you to develop higher level skills and competencies needed to be an effective leader and engineer. This qualification will provide the underpinning requirement to achieve Engineering Technician status and work towards Incorporated Engineer. The qualification has multiple pathways and can be studied with a Mechanical or Electrical/electronic focus.

Course Applications

Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks Fees Apply/Enrol today
AP4550041V Paignton Campus 01/08/2020 - 31/07/2022 - 104 Apply Enquire

This course costs: £0.00

“The project work allows me to build and design my own pieces - I really enjoy the practical tasks. Everyone is really friendly and the staff are very supportive. It’s a really great course, I’ve gained valuable skills and feel like I’m able to express myself.”Oliver Deschamps

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