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Engineering Technicians in the aerospace, aviation, automotive, maritime defence and wider advanced manufacturing and engineering sector, are predominantly involved in highly-skilled, complex work.
As an Apprentice in one of these sectors, you’ll learn to make a technical contribution to the design, development, quality assurance, manufacture, installation, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, systems, processes or services.
You’ll apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering/manufacturing problems, while effectively communicating technical and non-technical information and committing to continued professional development.
You could work on mechanical, electrical, electronic, electromechanical and manufacturing.
Our expectation is that all Apprentices should already possess English and Mathematics to a GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent. However, we will consider applicants without these grades subject to an initial assessment with one of the Apprenticeship Team.
Day Release, one day a week at HSDC for taught lessons and four days at your place of work for on-the-job training and learning with a monthly visit from your Apprenticeship Assessor.
45 months & 1-3 months End Point Assessment period.
Apprentices can be taught via classroom delivery, work-based learning/assessment and vocational “on and off the job training”. This is always dependent on the course requirements, the preferences of the business and the wishes of the learner.
Portfolio, practical observation and professional discussion.
Higher or Degree Level Apprenticeship in Engineering.
Opportunities may exist to gain professional accreditation in your chosen field post completion of the qualification. Your Assessor will support you with information on gaining professional accreditation.
As we work with Apprentices that are already employed, if you attend our day release programmes you will mix with a diverse range of businesses with Apprentices in the same sector.
College has been the best two years of my education. All my teachers were great and amazing, and I think they were the most helpful they could have been.Megan Capaldi-Tallon, A Level student
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The teaching and support was absolutely brilliant, they couldn’t have done anything more or anything better, if I had any questions my lecturers would always stay behind to help me if I needed it and their emails were always open, it was second to none. This college is the best by far.Amber Searle, BTEC student