Mechanical Manufacturing Apprenticeship Level 3
This programme is aimed at anyone wanting to become a mechanical engineer. Mechanical engineers are responsible for developing and designing machinery and components that are used in most aspects of our daily lives.
Benefits / Skills
As a toolmaker you will assemble, fitting and repair tools. In addition, you will follow engineering drawings to mark out the design for tools and will assist with tool maintenance and compiling reports.
As a pipefitter you will install and assemble a variety of metal and non-metal pipes, tubes and fittings. In addition, you will secure pipes to structures and plan installation or repair work.
Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeship Level 3
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Improving Operational Performance Apprenticeship Level 2
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Electrical/Electronic Apprenticeship Level 3
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92.7% of apprentices who used our recruitment service would recommend it to a friend.
The average salary for a qualified maintenance engineer is £37,500.
97.7% of our apprentices found our staff enthusiastic, knowledgeable and able to answer all relevant questions.
Is engineering a stressful environment to work?
Roles within engineering can tend to require constant effort and can be highly demanding for their employees as you are consistently dealing with complex data throughout the day. However, you will receive full training on how to prioritise tasks and strategies to minimise stress levels. Employers will also be aware that you are a trainee and will not throw you in at the deep end.
What do people enjoy most about being an apprentice?
The most enjoyable aspect for most of our apprentices is the work experience they gain while on the programme. For those used to theory-based lessons, they find it refreshing that the majority of the apprenticeship is practical training. They also like the fact that they are being paid for learning new skills!