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Materials Process Engineer (degree)

Managing complex manufacturing processes for different materials.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £17,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • quality control

  • drawings and specifications

  • manufacturing engineering production methods

  • engineering improvement projects

  • technical reporting


Manufacturing technology and management degree.

Professional registration

Opportunities for chartered status with the:

  • Institute of Materials

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers

  • Chartered Society of Designers

  • Institute of Metal Finishing

  • Institute of Cast Metal Engineers

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.