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What will I study on the pathway?

As part of the Engineering Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship you will study the Higher National Certificate in manufacturing operations with the following units:

  • Manufacturing processes
  • Manufacturing planning and scheduling principles
  • Engineering maths
  • Engineering science
  • Industry 4.0
  • Sustainability and the environment in the manufacturing industry
  • Introduction to professional engineering management
  • Managing a professional engineering project.

What jobs will you be trained for once you have finished this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship trains you for a variety of roles such as: manufacturing engineer quality, manufacturing production engineer, manufacturing procurement engineer, quality engineer, costing engineer, test and commissioning engineer, installation engineer, process engineer and production support engineer.

Higher apprenticeship entry requirements:

Applicants must already be employed in a suitable engineering role or have relevant engineering experience. 

In addition, you will need one of the following:

  • A minimum of two A-Levels at grade C or above, including a mathematical-based subject and a science, technology, engineering or an additional mathematics-related subject 
  • An Engineering BTEC Level 3 with at least 120 credits at MM (Merit Merit) level 
  • An EAL Diploma in an Engineering-based subject at M (Merit) or above  
  • Equivalent qualifications such as Technical Levels at MM (Merit Merit) or above.

Applicants are also required to successfully complete a series of assessments at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre, as well as an employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme.

General requirements:

UK Nationals

  • UK passport, showing you are a British citizen or a citizen of the UK, having the right of abode in the UK
  • Birth certificate - please also bear in mind, if your name is different to the name you are using, you must also have your deed poll documentation.

EEA Nationals & Switzerland

  • For EEA Nationals & Switzerland, an official current immigration status document proving that you have resided in the EEA or Switzerland or the UK, for at least 3 years before the start of the apprenticeship and that you have the right of abode in the UK. 

Non-UK Nationals

  • For Non-UK national passport holders, your passport alongside a current Immigration Status Document issued by the UK Home Office, or your Biometric Residence Permit (front and back). 

How do I apply?

Once you have decided on which apprenticeship is for you and you have checked that you meet the entry requirements, the next step is to apply. You can do this on our website here.

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