Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

How is the training delivered?
The NVQ is achieved by the creation of a portfolio of evidence from the workplace and supported by regular on site assessments. Apprentices also attend Farnborough College of Technology once a week to learn the underpinning knowledge and develop their skills. In addition, there are regular progress monitoring and support visits to the workplace.

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Studies include

What modules are covered?

What does the Apprenticeship cover?
The programme covers a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge and includes the following components:

1. NVQ L4 Extended Diploma in Engineering

Mandatory Units

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

Optional Units for Pathways

  • A minimum of 11 optional units to suit business needs

2. Technical Certificate: HNC (L4) or HND (L5) Diploma in Engineering available in three pathways (Mechanical, Manufacturing or Electrical/Electronic).

What are the benefits?

Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

Progression routes into this pathway include those who have A or AS levels in Science, Engineering or Maths subjects along with relevant work experience or employment in Engineering at L3 or those with GCSEs A*-C in Maths and English that have completed an Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship.

Please note: The candidate may be required to complete extra units if they have not already achieved a Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 qualification.

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