Engineering Operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the manufacturing and engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a workforce with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance and sustain the sector.
The role covers a wide range of common and job-specific skill sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role-specific skills and knowledge they will require, however, the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.
To apply for this Level 2 Fabrication and Welding Engineering Operative Apprenticeship, you must have a grade 4 in Maths and a 4 in English.
Welding and Fabrication Pathway
001 Complying with Statutory Reg’s
002 Working efficiently and effectively
003 Using and communicating technical information
004 Improving business
022 Producing sheet metal components and assemblies
042 Preparing and using TIG /ARC
043 General Welding
The assignments will be marked and then the apprentice will work towards their Gateway. In addition, evidence will be gained by reports, job cards, photographs and witness testimonies
On-Programme Assessment for Level 2 Fabrication and Welding Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard
The employer and training provider will use the mandatory Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (competence) and Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge) within the Engineering Operative Standard to develop a training plan to ensure that the apprentice receives the appropriate level of knowledge and skills to advance to and successfully complete the Independent End-Point Assessment.
Employer Gateway Review for Progression to Independent End-point Assessment Readiness for End-point Assessment (EPA). Before going forward for the EPA, the employer must be satisfied that the apprentice has:
On successful completion of the Level 2 Fabrication and Welding Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standard, you may progress onto the following:
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