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FT Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship NVQ Level 2 3 by FAQ15Hv2


									                                     Fabrication and Welding

What are Apprenticeships?                                    Advanced Apprenticeship covers:
As an Apprentice you really do get the best of both          NVQ Level 3 in Fabrication and Welding Engineering,
worlds; you will earn a salary and gain real experience in   Certificate in Welding and Fabrication at Level 3,
the workplace with your employer as well as working          Technical Certificate plus Key Skills at Level 2 in English
towards a nationally recognised NVQ and other                and Maths.
qualifications.                                               You will also receive tuition to support the
Apprenticeships are suitable for well motivated people           underpinning knowledge required for your NVQ
who are focussed and know which career path they want         You may also have the opportunity to work towards
to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as        additional qualifications relevant to your employment
an alternative to full time study.                            You will receive regular monitoring and assessment in
This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or           both the workplace and at College
are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of       There are no formal examinations within the NVQ;
age or over. Apprenticeships are available at Level 2 and        your work is assessed on an ongoing basis
Level 3.
                                                             How will I be assessed?
What do I need to get on to the                              This course is continuously assessed in the workplace
Apprenticeship?                                              using a range of methods including portfolio building, on
                                                             the job assessment, presentations and some
There are no formal qualifications required to undertake
                                                             qualifications have exams.
the Level 2 Apprenticeship, although work experience is
an advantage. You must be able to work independently         When can I start?
and show evidence of good skills in practical subjects.
                                                             Once you have gained employment you could start this
For the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship you need either:
                                                             programme at the agreed time of the year.
 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English or Key
    Skills                                                   How long will the Apprenticeship take?
 Fabrication and Welding Level 2 Apprenticeship
                                                             We expect most Apprentices on the Level 2 programme to
 Relevant work experience                                   complete in 12 months and Advanced Apprentices on the
You will have a proven interest in engineering, enjoy        Level 3 programme to complete in approximately 12 -18
working with people and show evidence of good skills in      months, depending upon your skills, qualifications and
practical subjects.                                          how quickly you progress.
What does the Apprenticeship involve?                        What qualification will I get?
   Employment should be for a minimum of 30 hours per       On completion of this course you will receive NVQ Level 2
    week, with training in both the workplace and at         or 3 in Performing Engineering Operations, Certificate in
    College                                                  Welding and Fabrication Level 2 or 3, Technical
   Attendance at College on a regular basis, usually one    Certificate and a Key Skills qualification at Level 1 for the
    day a week                                               Apprenticeship and Level 2 for the Advanced
   You will work towards a National Vocational              Apprenticeship.
    Qualification (NVQ), Key Skills, Employment
    Responsibilities and Rights and Technical Certificates   What will it cost me?
                                                             Apprenticeship training is currently fully funded, however
Level 2 Apprenticeship covers:                               this is subject to change.
NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations,
Certificate in Welding and Fabrication Level 2, Technical
Certificate, Key Skills at Level 1 in English and Maths,
plus Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
What do I need to do next?
   Complete an Apprenticeship Application Form and
    return to: LMC Business, Lancaster & Morecambe
    College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster, LA1 2TY
   If you are already employed then contact Janet
    Boardman or Alison Baxter-Beard at the College who
    will be happy to arrange a visit to you and your
    employer to discuss the Apprenticeship in more
    detail. They can be contacted on 01524 66215
    Ext.483 or 478
   If you are unemployed visit your local Connexions
    Centre and Jobcentre Plus to see if there are any
    vacancies and look in the local papers
   For more information on Apprenticeships at LMC
    please visit

Lancaster and Morecambe College operates a policy
of equal opportunity in employment and learning to all
persons irrespective of gender, race, age, marital
status, sexual orientation, religion or disability.

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Last updated: 12/03/12

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