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Improving Operational Performance: Performing Engineering Operations

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is available to new starters until 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £4,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • CNC operator
  • Maintenance operative
  • Metal working and Machine Operatives
  • Process operator
  • Quality control (batch work)
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Award in Awareness of the Industrial Environment
  • Award in Industrial Environment Awareness
  • Certificate in Cycle Maintenance
  • Certificate in Engineering
  • Certificate in Engineering Technologies
  • Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice
  • Certificate in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Certificate in Metals Industries Processes
  • Certificate in Positional Welding
  • Diploma in Aircraft Engineering
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft)
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering - Military Marine and Air Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering - Weapons Engineering Maintenance
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology - Motorsport
  • Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing Engineering)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.