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One of the best things about an Apprenticeship in performing manufacturing operations is that you get to work under the supervision of experts in an engineering environment straight away. You get to experience:

  • Work in a professional manufacturing environment
  • Learn from experienced engineers
  • Continually gain practical skills and experience
  • Earn while you learn

 

When you successfully complete your Engineering Intermediate Manufacturing Apprenticeship, you will qualify with a Level 2 qualification enabling you to progress onto a level 3 Apprenticeship. Your level 2 Apprenticeship qualification will include learning a variety of skills both academic and practical.

An Apprenticeship really is what you make it and at Paragon Skills we are here to ensure that you get the most from it.

Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2

12 - 14 months

Minimum £3.40 per hour

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What you can expect

An Apprenticeship is a valuable doorway of opportunity for learners and employees to progress in their industry. The emanufacturing qualification cover many manufacturing industries, from printing and photographic processing, chemicals, metals, rubber and plastics, to food, drink and tobacco.

A Engineering Manufacturing Intermediate Apprenticeship is an investment in the skills you need to succeed in the engineering production and manufacturing industry. These skills include: 

  • Good organisational skills
  • Interaction and 'people' skills
  • An understanding and tactful approach
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and methods

 

The exact details of your job depend on your specific employer, but typically you can expect to work between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday – but these hours may differ depending on your chosen employer. As a manufacturing Apprentice, your role could include any of the following:

  • Setting and operating machines during production
  • Ensuring machines and equipment used for production maintained
  • Assembling products using jigs and tools 
  • Quality and inspection of completed products

 

You will also learn:

  • Health and Safety in the workplace
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Your pathway to success

Once your Apprenticeship is completed, you could progress to the other advanced level Apprenticeships in engineering, or employment in the industry in a role such as manufacturing operations.

The age profile of the current workforce presented a recruitment challenge as many operators are aged 60 plus and only 10% are aged under 24 years old.  More engineering/manufacturing employers have staff undertaking Apprenticeships.  It was anticipated that there would be a net requirement for 4,700 operators (660 per annum) over the period 2010-2016 just to cover retirements, meaning the need for Apprentices is now increasing rapidly.

There is great scope in this sector, with the Manufacturing Level 2 Apprenticeship pathway focusing on training Apprentices to operate effectively in a manufacturing environment.  Typical job roles include assembly operations of electrical and electronic products, vehicles, aerospace, marine, metal goods and production of moulded products.  Other roles include receiving and checking raw materials and sub assemblies, inspection, test and quality control.

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed, and are there to support you throughout every stage of your Engineering Manufacturing Intermediate Apprenticeship .

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this is you, then speak to us today and jump-start your career with Paragon Skills.

What you could do next

What you could do next

Performing Manufacturing Operations Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Metal working and Machine Operatives
  • Quality Control (Batch work)
  • CNC Operator
  • Maintenance Operative
  • Process Operator

Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Machinist
  • Toolmaker
  • Metal Forger
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Fitter
  • Composite Technician
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Assembler

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