EAL Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 August 2018


3 years

In a nutshell

If you want to move ahead in your career in manufacturing, you’re in the right place. This course will build on your existing skills and knowledge to move on to full employment or a university qualification. You’ll gain a Level 3 NVQ Diploma, as well as improving your career prospects and earning potential.

This course is for...

…taking the next step in your mechanical manufacturing career

…improving your future prospects and earning potential

…moving on to full employment or a university qualification

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training, giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.

You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 3 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number
  • Essential Skills Qualification Digital Literacy
  • Wider Key Skills Qualifications
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your manufacturing role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry. Apprentices completing the Level 3 programme can also progress on to university.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you’ll need GCSE at grade C in English or Welsh Language and a B in Maths, along with three other grade Cs (preferably Science or related subjects) or an appropriate Level 2 qualification with a Merit. You must be employed in the manufacturing industry, be paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Our EAL Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study EAL Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3?

Crosskeys Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 01 August 2018

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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