This Level 2 apprenticeship is ideal if you want to become a qualified engineer. The apprenticeship route provides an ideal foundation for a wide range of occupations within the engineering field. You must have good practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically.
We have award-winning partnerships with world-class organisations such as Pendennis Shipyard
and are developing our training programmes with industry leaders such as Fugro, BD and Kawasaki.
To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as an engineer, you will need to start your apprenticeship at Level 2. On successful completion you can go into employment or continue on to our Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.
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You want to become a qualified engineer and progress on to an advanced apprenticeship.
Five GCSEs at grade 3, including English, maths and IT and to be employed in a relevant role.
You’ll learn on day-release from your employer at one of our specialist training centres, developing a range of skills including fabrication and welding, maintenance engineering and machining. The apprenticeship route allows you to tailor your learning to suit your job and the skills required.
To have the opportunity to tailor your learning to suit your job.
Learning a whole new range of skills.
On to our Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 or our Engineering Diploma Level 3.
Careers in this industry
- Architectural engineer
- Civil engineer
- Commercial engineer
- Commissioning engineer
- Contracting engineer
- Defence engineer
- Design engineer
- Electrical engineer
- Electronics engineer
- Environmental engineer
- Estimator engineer
- Facilities manager
- Geotechnical engineer
- Health and safety engineer
- Hydrology engineer
- Infrastructure engineer
- Instrumentation and control
Chris Ludlow Lecturer Engineering
Chris gained his fabrication apprenticeship through A & P Falmouth and then travelled around Europe working as a fabricator. He started working at Cornwall College in 2008 and teaches fabrication and welding, lathe and mill work and machine maintenance. He is also a qualified assessor.
“Engineering is a vital part of the UK economy and engineering companies are projected to need 182,000 people with engineering skills each year to 2022.”
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.