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Engineering Operative Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Wiltshire College & University Centre
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Engineering Operative Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Engineering Operatives will work individually or as part of a team to carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement; operating a variety of machines (CNC or Conventional); assembling and repairing machine and press tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other tools; fabrication/installation and assembly of metal parts joining techniques; preparing materials and equipment for engineering processes, providing technical support including communications software, test tools, performance, capacity planning, and e-commerce technology as required. This Level 2 apprenticeship can be used as the foundation level of a Level 3 engineering apprenticeship and presents excellent progression opportunities for those seeking higher qualifications

Suitability - Who should attend?

Maths and English Language at Grade 3 or above. Apprentices are required to undertake a skills assessment as part of the application

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Skills)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)

Training Course Content

Depending on the chosen pathway and role in the company apprentices may follow one or more of the following pathways;


  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing and using milling machines


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

Electrical / Electronic

  • Wiring and testing programmable controller based systems
  • Assembling and testing electronic circuits
  • Assembling, wiring and testing electrical panels/components mounted in enclosures

In addition to mandatory training including

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in advanced manufacturing and engineering
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Conducting business improvement activities

Continuing Studies

Maths and English Language at Grade 3 or above. Apprentices are required to undertake a skills assessment as part of the application

  • Any Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship programme

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Wiltshire College & University Centre is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2018. Based across four main campuses, Wiltshire...

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Cocklebury Rd
SN15 3QD Chippenham

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