skip to main content

Mechanical Engineering (Level 2 Apprenticeship)

ETCAL
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

The Apprenticeship NI scheme offers the trainee an opportunity to train in their chosen trade and the employer the chance to develop a highly motivated and committed workforce.This is a two year programme in engineering where candidates undergo broad based training in precision machining lathe turning, milling, detail fitting, welding and basic electrical wiring and testing. Our training facilities enhance practical learning. In addition candidates will be enrolled on a C&G Level 2 Diploma in an Engineering Technical Certificate. On completion of the Level 2 framework the candidate can progress to Level 3.The programme provides a progression route to higher level qualifications to meet company/candidates requirements. NWRC supports apprentices to compete in regional, national and WorldSkills competitions which are designed to equip apprentices and students with world-class skills needed to help UK businesses compete globally. Participation in competition enhances the student’s Curriculum Vitae and may lead to exciting employment opportunities.Students entering without Maths, English and ICT at grade C or above must also attend additional essential skills allowing for progression to Level 3
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: ETCAL Level 2 Apprenticeship NI Mechanical Engineering
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • ETCAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma in PEO
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Eng.
Want to book your place?
Apply Now

Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed. Applicants without ICT @ Level 2 must commit to additional class for this to be achieved in first year of programme. PT evening ICT classes @nwrc available prior to September 2023.

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English and Maths at Grade O5 or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed. Applicants without ICT @ Level 2 must commit to additional class for this to be achieved in first year of programme. PT evening ICT classes @nwrc available prior to September 2023.

Work Placement

As an Apprentice you will already be employed in the Manufacturing Industry. If you are struggling to find employment our dedicated team of Employment Liaison Officers will support you. Our Open Days are also a great opportunity to meet employers.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - £ 20-40 Personal and Protective Equipment

What's Next?

Further Study

Direct entry to L3, Successful candidates who achieve at L3 can progress into employment or continue to study at Level 4/5 and Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Career Prospects

This apprenticeship is suitable for those who are currently working within this sector or are looking to gain employment within this sector as a Mechanical or Maintenance Engineer. The UK industry is buoyant at this time and job prospects are positive.Your lecturers have come thought the Apprenticeship and in some cases the Degree in Mechanical Engineering.Salary (this is an average). Starter: £15,000 to £18,000Experienced: £20,000 to £24,000Highly Experienced: £25,000 to £50,000

Enquiry

  • Image of Holly Miller (Medical & Applied Science)
    After graduating from NWRC I went to Queens University to study a BSc in Chemistry, followed by a PGCE. I'm now working as a full-time Chemistry teacher.
    Holly Miller (Medical & Applied Science)
  • Image of Amy Hutcheon (Health Sciences)
    I love my course at NWRC and I'm really excited about the university opportunities available locally with the new Medical courses at Ulster University, Magee.
    Amy Hutcheon (Health Sciences)
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now

×