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Advanced manufacturing engineering apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the advanced manufacturing engineering sector.

This high-quality programme of engineering training is designed for talented apprentices who have completed an advanced level apprenticeship, or hold equivalent qualifications.

Training opportunities

You’ll work towards achieving engineering technician or incorporated engineer status in your field of specialisation. You’ll learn advanced skills and complete a Level 4 NVQ in engineering leadership. You’ll also take a relevant higher national certificate, higher national diploma, or foundation degree, which could lead to progression to an honours degree in engineering technology.

You’ll also learn how to write reports, use IT and work effectively in a team.

Types of apprenticeships

This is a higher apprenticeship. You can train in roles like:

  • electrical or electronic engineer
  • software engineer
  • systems engineer
  • systems operations engineer
  • aircraft systems development technician
  • manufacturing engineer
  • quality engineer
  • design engineer

After successful completion of this higher apprenticeship you’ll be in a good position to progress on to chartered engineer status or higher-level work.

Apply for an advanced manufacturing engineering apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education