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Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships usually last four years during which time you will attend our Training Centre or a College one day per week for initial training and Further Education. The remainder of your time will be spent with your employer training in engineering. NWTC will monitor your Apprenticeship on a regular basis to ensure you complete your National Vocational Qualification (N.V.Q) at Level 3 and Key Skills, which will lead to a Certificate of Advanced Apprenticeship.
The installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic plant and equipment in a variety of Manufacturing and Service Industries.
Using turning, milling, boring and other special machines, such as computer numerically controlled machines (CNC), to shape components and produce high quality finishes.
Bending, forming and welding plate, pipework and sheet metal. Manufacturing of Steel Fabrications used in the Construction Industry.
The installation and maintenance of plant and equipment in a variety of Manufacturing and Service Industries.
January to August. Most apprenticeships commence in September of each year.
Application Forms are available from schools, Connexions or direct from NWTC using the online application form.
You should have or hope to gain Grade C or above in GCSE Maths, English, Science and a Technical subject.
You will first attend a selection test at NWTC.
If you obtain good results in the NWTC Selection Test you will be invited to attend Interview with one of our Training Officers. Some evidence of practical ability and an interest in engineering work would be an advantage.
Company interviews are then arranged for the most suitable applicants.
Applicants chosen for employment by the company will normally start in September.