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Apprenticeship training course

Science manufacturing process operative (level 2)

Operating science industry manufacturing equipment.

Qualification level
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£7,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Applications operator
  • Aseptic operation process operator
  • Batch maker
  • Chemical plant process operator
  • Manufacturing process operator
  • Powder handling operative
  • Primary process operator
  • Process operator
  • Process support operator
  • Production process operator
  • Sterile operations process operator
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Follow procedures in line with process industry health and safety regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Follow procedures in line with process industry environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance.
  • Follow work instructions.
  • Follow process manufacturing standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct material preparation for example, measure, weigh, mix and load materials.
  • Check and set up science process industry tools, plant, or equipment.
  • Use science process industry tools, plant, or equipment required for task.
  • Monitor process manufacturing and take corrective actions to meet specification.
  • Apply product quality assurance procedures for example, take product samples, inspect products.
  • Conduct end of process procedures for example, finish, pack, label, discharge, move, and store batches.
  • Collect and interpret information.
  • Identify and resolve or report issues.
  • Store materials, monitor, and rotate stock.
  • Comply with housekeeping procedures for example, clean equipment and machinery, tidy work area.
  • Identify and segregate resources for reuse, recycling, and disposal.
  • Apply basic continuous improvement techniques for example, 5Why's, S5, and KAIZEN.
  • Perform simple calculations for example, raw material quantity and production calculations.
  • Record information (text and data) - paper based or electronic for example, quality control documentation, cleaning logs, handover notes, stock inventory systems.
  • Communicate with colleagues verbally.
  • Use information technology for example, digital manufacturing management systems, virtual learning platforms, word processing, and email. Comply with GDPR and cyber security procedures.
  • Apply team building principles.
  • Carry out and record learning and development.

Full information on Science manufacturing process operative (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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