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Mechanical Manufacture
Level 3

Apprenticeship:

Mechanical Manufacture

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36-42 months

Mechanical Engineers are employed across many highly skilled disciplines to produce and manufacture a wide range of components and assemblies to a very high standard. An engineering apprenticeship usually lasts for between 3 and 3 and a half years. All apprentices are supported throughout the entire journey by a specialist Skills Development Coach who is from your chosen industry and has a passion for apprenticeship training.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Engineering Fitter (Fitting and Assembly)
  • Conventional Machinist
  • CNC Machinist
  • Tool Maker

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Manufacture
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English 

Progression opportunities

  • Level 4 HNC in Engineering

Core competencies

  • The ability to produce mechanical components to a very high standard
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to meet deadlines

Apprenticeship:

Mechanical Manufacture

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36-42 months

  • New learners are assessed by a Skills Coach to ensure their suitability for the programme
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement and development goals
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study

Topics

  • Traditional machining
  • CNC machining
  • Tool making
  • Fitting and assembly
  • Machine tool setting

Apprenticeship:

Mechanical Manufacture

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36-42 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 3 Mechanical Manufacture course.