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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Llangefni, Rhyl
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    24 months

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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeships


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Course Description

This Foundation Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at semi-skilled or qualified operator level (Level 2) or craft or technician level (Level 3) as appropriate.

They allow the apprentice to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with essential and personal skills, required for their immediate job and future career.

The framework has been designed to address the skills gaps and shortages and address an ageing workforce, by attracting young people into the engineering industry and providing them with the skills, knowledge and experience which employers are seeking.

Pathways include:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Manufacturing
  • Engineering Maintenance
  • Materials Processing
  • Engineering Tool making
  • Installation and Commissioning
  • Civil Engineering

Entry Criteria

  • 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C including Maths, English, Welsh
  • Apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


  • Technical training is provided in the college 1 day per week, including time in practical workshops.


  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work based observations
  • Theory based tasks and tests


From Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3 and a Higher Apprenticeship Level 4.

Other details

Course type: Apprenticeships

Level: 2+3

Programme Area:

  • Engineering
  • Motor Vehicle Technology


This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Bangor
  • Rhos-on-Sea


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Motor Vehicle Technology

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