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Metal casting, foundry and patternmaking technician (level 3)

Casting is the process from which solid metal shapes (castings) are produced by filling voids in molds with liquid metal

Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
27 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Foundry Material and Process Control Technician
  • Foundry Post Casting Technician
  • Foundry Production Technician
  • Inspection and Quality Assurance Technician
  • Metal Casting Furnace and Ladle Technician
  • Methods Development Technician
  • Pattern and Model Making Technician

Full information on Metal casting, foundry and patternmaking technician (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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