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The variety of work the apprentice will be doing will depend on the employer. All, apprentices will learn to take on a highly skilled role in a certain area of engineering. Most duties will involve fabrication and joining of materials. Working in this field requires a good head for figures, IT and literacy. All Engineering apprentices need to have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work efficiently in a team.

This apprenticeship is available as a Level 2 Framework; this qualification covers the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices, including health and safety requirements and communicating engineering information. It offers an extensive choice and flexibility for learners to demonstrate competence in one or more of a broad variety of engineering activities. The qualification also caters for those providing technical support, including project planning and contributing to business improvement. The Level 2 qualification has a duration of 12 months on program.

This apprenticeship is available as a Level 2 Framework; The Performing Engineering Operations - Fabrication and Welding Level 2 qualification is ideally suited if you are working as a sheet metal or production welding operative in the fabrication and welding industry and forms part of the intermediate apprenticeship framework. It provides an entry level qualification into engineering in which you will learn basic workshop skills, safe working practices and engineering communication, as well as practical skills in fabrication and welding such as pattern drawing, sheet metal fabrication techniques and MIG, TIG and MMA welding processes. The Level 2 qualification has a duration of 12 months on program.

This apprenticeship is available as a Level 2 Standard; the following standard reflects employers’ requirements for the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected from someone to be considered a fully competent General Welder. General Welders are fully competent in manual welding using at least one arc process. General Welders are required in a number of sectors for example, the steelwork construction sector. Entry Requirements: Practical skills are considered as important as academic ability and the employer will set their own specific selection criteria. However, the candidate will be required to successfully achieve qualifications at level 1 in English and Mathematics and also to have taken examinations at level 2, for both subjects, within the period of apprenticeship if not already achieved. The Level 2 qualification has a duration of 18 months on program.

This apprenticeship is available as a Level 3 Standard; the following standard reflects employers’ requirements for the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected from someone to be considered a fully competent Multi-Positional Welder. Multi-Positional Welders are fully competent in manual welding using at least one arc process in all welding positions. Multi-Positional Welders are required in a number of sectors for example, the oil and gas sector. Entry Requirements: Practical skills are considered as important as academic ability and the employer will set their own specific selection criteria. However, the candidate will be required to successfully achieve qualifications at Level 2, in English and Mathematics within the period of apprenticeship if not already achieved. The Level 3 qualification has a duration of 38 months on program.

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