• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Apprentices will attend college one day a week with the rest of the time spent in employment.

Your job role is likely to include:

  • Transferring materials
  • Producing shaped products
  • Producing products by assembly operations
  • Producing joined products
  • Producing formed products
  • Finishing products
  • Producing moulded products
  • Producing packaged products
  • Making products using computer controlled equipment
  • Manufacturing products using combined manufacturing operations
  • Carrying out inspection and testing activities

Apprenticeship Fees

Any fees incurred in the Apprenticeship framework are payable by  the employer.

Please contact us for more information apprenticeships@don.ac.uk.

 Apprenticeship Levy

In spring 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.

The apprenticeship levy will be introduced on 6 April 2017. The levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to invest in apprenticeships.

For more information about how these changes will affect your business please contact apprenticeships@don.ac.uk or visit the Government website.

Level
Level 2
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Qualifications required as part of the Apprenticeship Framework

Performing Manufacturing Operations at Level 2

Functional Skills in Maths and Engilsh at Level 1

Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

There are no specific entry requirements for this  Apprenticeship.  However, you should be able to demonstrate the potential to achieve QCF Level 2 and Functional Skills.

Entry assessments are required for all candidates.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Apprenticeships Team
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apprenticeships@don.ac.uk

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You'll need to have:

There are no specific entry requirements for this  Apprenticeship.  However, you should be able to demonstrate the potential to achieve QCF Level 2 and Functional Skills.

Entry assessments are required for all candidates.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

Applying for an Apprenticeship is simple. You will need to apply for both a job role, and an Apprenticeship course. For further assistance in applying, please visit the link below.

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