performance manufacturing apprentice

Improve your staff’s practical skills and knowledge involved in the manufacturing process

Who is this course for?

The Performance Manufacturing Operations Level 2 training programme equips apprentices with the basic skills and knowledge to carry out a range of engineering and manufacturing processes at semi-skilled and operator level.

It is aimed at employees within the manufacturing sector whose main tasks require knowledge and experience necessary to operate, monitor and control plant and equipment, to assemble/produce products from components and to subject assembled parts to injection.

What does the course cover?

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Promoting effective working relationships
  • Contributing to effective team working
  • Transferring materials safely and efficiently
  • Controlling manufacturing operations
  • Analysing the results of inspection and confirming quality of production

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Course Duration

The duration of this apprenticeship is 13 months. During this time the learner will be expected to complete their Level 2 Certificate in Improving Performance for Manufacturing Engineering Operations and complete their Level 2 QCF Diploma in Performance Manufacturing Operations.

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course, you would ideally have at least 4 GCSE’s (grade A* to D/9 to 4) or equivalent. This will ideally include Maths and English. You must also already be working in a position where you deal with either manufacturing or engineering regularly.

What qualifications will be achieved?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Performance Manufacturing Operations (RQF)
  • Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Improving Business for Manufacturing Engineering Operations
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths*
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English*

* If required

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TUTOR SUPPORT


The apprentice will receive regular tutor support throughout their qualification. A blended learning approach will be used. They will have monthly face to face visits alongside regular email and phone contact. The resources on our Learner Management System have been designed to run in conjunction with the sessions, allowing the learner to research and review each topic with ease.

FUNDING OPTIONS


This qualification is government funded and falls under the new Apprenticeship Levy Scheme. Our Performance Manufacturing Operations qualification requires a 5% employer contribution. Total cost of training is £3,500. The employer is required to fund 5% of this equating to £175.

Business that have less than 50 employees won’t pay anything if they employ apprentices under the age of 19, and will receive a £1000 payment.

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PROGRESSION ROUTES

Business Improvement Techniques Level 2

KEY FACTS

Course Cost: £3,500

Employer Contribution: £175 (for non-levy paying organisations)

Qualifications

Level 2 Diploma in Performance Manufacturing Operations (RQF)

Level 2 BTEC Certificate in Improving Business for Manufacturing Engineering Operations

Level 1 Functional Skills Maths*

Level 1 Functional Skills English*

*If required

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BTEC CERTIFICATE

Unit 1: Health and Safety for Manufacturing Engineers

Unit 2: Communicating Effectively in Manufacturing Engineering Workplaces

Unit 3: Working Effectively in Manufacturing Engineering

Unit 4: Working Relationships in Manufacturing Engineering

Unit 5: Understanding Employment Responsibilities and Rights

RQF DIPLOMA

Unit 1: Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements

Unit 2: Promoting effective working relationships

Unit 3: Contributing to effective team working

Additional Optional Units will be chosen based on the role you are undertaking

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

Functional Skills Level 1 Maths

Functional Skills Level 1 English

TYPICAL JOBS

The Performance Manufacturing Operations Level 2 Apprenticeship is designed for people working in an existing manufacturing or engineering role at entry or junior level.

Metal Worker and Machine Operative

CNC Operator