Level 6 Apprenticeship in Manufacturing Engineer
- Course Length60 Months
- Type of CourseApprenticeship
- Week CommencingFlexible
- Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed
- Discount & Loan Info
Expand on your skills with a level 6 apprenticeship in Manufacturing Engineering.
The apprenticeship will combine academic learning at degree level with full-time work experience. Apprentices are employed throughout the programme, providing the opportunity to put learning into practice in real industry situations. This also means that apprentices will bring real industry challenges into the classroom to help develop a deeper understanding of manufacturing engineering and current trends.
Manufacturing Engineers primarily support the activities involved in bringing design programmes into manufacture. This role is pivotal to the launch, planning and smooth delivery of exciting new products as well as further developing existing products to bring them up to date.
The apprenticeship will develop advanced manufacturing techniques alongside the project management skills required to launch products on time, on budget and to the right quality. Typically, Manufacturing Engineers work closely with a range of other engineers and managers both within their own company and their supplier base.?
The three-year work-based programme will consist of academic modules that enable the integration of work-based learning in the following areas:
- programming, installation and maintenance of automated machinery (computer-assisted process and control engineering) ensuring efficient use energy
- overseeing the flow of raw materials into a factory and through the production lines (enterprise resource planning) ensuring product quality, reliability and output levels
- logistic solutions to inventory or to the customer?s site (environmental protection, safety, and handling of hazardous materials).
There will also be opportunities to specialise in modular buildings, which are mass produced in a factory before erection on site and Industry 4.0 and the use of smart technologies to enhance productivity.
For further details please contact the Apprenticeship Team.
Other Important Info
The level 6 apprenticeship is co-designed with local manufacturing businesses and delivered in colabration with Canterbury Christ Church University. Delivering of the taught programme is split between the MidKent College UCM campus at Maidstone and the University Campus in the heart of Canterbury. You will learn in well-equipped facilities including workshops, labs and test facilities to support you though your learning while you develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to complete the apprenticeship.
Within the Manufacturing apprenticeship, you will complete a degree in BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering as defined by the Apprenticeship Standard.
All students must provide their own personal protective equipment for practical workshop sessions as required.
You'll become fully qualified and eligible to register as an Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council.
Further training will ultimately lead to achieving Chartered Engineer status.
Applicants should have:
Candidates who completed study overseas and are now working in the UK may also be eligible. Please contact us to discuss your application.
Why Choose MidKent College?
What our students say...
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