This apprenticeship develops skills in electrical engineering.
Typical roles are Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical Design Engineer,Ttest Technician, Electronics Technician. Apprentices will spend time attending classes at the college, typically delivered one day per week in term time.
It covers the development of skills in:
- using theoretical concepts required in the electronic engineering sector
- understanding and applying a broad range of mathematical, scientific and electronic engineering principles and processes.
Apprentices are required to have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above including Mathematics and English or BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit, or NVQ 2, plus two Functional Skills at Level 2.
It is helpful for apprentices to have experience in their chosen field to allow them to meet the rigours of the programme bu tthis is not essential.
Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)
Apprentices need to produce a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed by a qualified assessor. They will also take exams that cover the knowledge aspects of the programme.
Apprentices will be required to meet target dates for completion of work set by their assessor throughout the programme; this will require some work to be completed in their own time.
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with an employer who is willing to support the candidate through the apprenticeship. For those not currently in suitable employment, Newbury College can provide a list of current apprenticeship vacancies.
Achievement of this Apprenticeship could lead to progression onto a Higher level apprenticeship in Engineering.