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Bradford College

Engineering Manufacturing Technician

Study Level
Level 4
Course Type
1 Academic Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode


This apprenticeship combines two principal qualifications: Level 4 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Leadership (delivered mostly in the workplace with tailorable units) and the HNC in Manufacturing Engineering (completed as a day-release to college).

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering at Level 4 has been designed to develop high-grade technicians and engineers who will gain practical skills that are combined with a higher education qualification.

On completion of the apprenticeship, learners will have the knowledge and skills to allow them to become high grade technicians and engineers within the Manufacturing and Engineering sector.

  Key Info

The candidate will complete the following qualifications as part of the apprenticeship framework:

Mandatory units include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Plan and manage a project
  • Solve engineering problems

Optional units (dependant on chosen pathway) include:

  • Producing electrical or electronic engineering drawings using a CAD system
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Build, support and manage a team
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements

Entry requirements will be tailored to your employer’s requirements.

Completion of this Apprenticeship can lead to careers in Manufacturing, Installation, Production and Quality.

If you are 19 years old or over you may need to pay fees for your Further Education studies.

Course fees depend on your age and course level.

You may be exempt from paying fees though, or eligible to pay a reduced fee – known as fee remission.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

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