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What career opportunities can this lead to?

The EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Maintenance will provide a direct path into employment within sectors such as Manufacturing, Engineering and Design or on to further education in related engineering and technology subjects or other generic further education programmes. The qualification also gives learners an opportunity to progress onto the EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing Technologies which has routes to one of the following apprenticeships and/or Industry recognised qualifications at level 3:
Apprenticeships:
- Performing Manufacturing Operations
- Performing Engineering Operations

A career in Engineering could take you to a vast range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, food and drink, marine, medical, IT, construction, nuclear, or even space. There are opportunities to work as a mechanical, electrical or chemical engineer in most industries, where you could focus on the research and design elements or take a more hands-on approach with manufacturing and maintenance.  

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification other then you need to be employed in the industry and be in a job role to meet the standards of the qualification. pathway focuses 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.

What does this programme involve?

The aim of this framework is to attract young people into the engineering manufacturing industry, and will provide apprentices with the skills, underpinning knowledge and transferable skills required to operate at operator or semi-skilled level in an engineering or manufacturing environment carrying out a wide variety of defined activities.
The framework consists of 4 different elements which include:
Mechanical Maintenance
Maintenance Engineering Technology
The Employers Rights and Responsibilities
Functional skills
The Mandatory units are:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
Using and interpreting Engineering data and documentation
Working efficiently and effectively in Engineering
Handing over and confirming completion of maintenance activities

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

The aim of this framework is to attract young people into the engineering manufacturing
industry, and will provide apprentices with the skills, underpinning knowledge and transferable skills required to operate at operator or semi-skilled level in an engineering or manufacturing environment carrying out a wide variety of defined activities.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

AAP042/EM

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
AEM2E Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Jordon, Engineering

Jordon, 21

Jordon, Engineering

Jordon studied Engineering at College, and is now a qualified Electro-technical Officer for Holland America Line.

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