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Engineering Operative (Electrical and Electronic) – Apprenticeship (Standard)

Engineering Operatives carry out a range of engineering operations which could include ensuring machines and equipment used are maintained and serviceable, dealing with breakdowns, restoring components and systems to serviceable condition by repair and replacement; operating a variety of machines; assembling and repairing machines and much more.

During this apprenticeship, you will be required to learn the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:

CORE KNOWLEDGE:
– How to obtain the necessary job instructions, engineering drawings and specifications and how to interpret them.
– Relevant statutory, quality, environmental compliance procedures/systems, organisational and health and safety regulations relating to engineering operations.
– Their individual roles and responsibilities within the organisation and the flexibility required to support the achievement of company targets.
– Engineering operational practices, processes and procedures.
– Potential problems that can occur within the engineering operations and how they can be avoided.

CORE SKILLS:
– Work safely at all times, complying with health and safety legislation, regulations, environmental compliance procedures and systems and other relevant guidelines.
– Identify and deal appropriately with any risks, hazards, hazardous situations and problems that may occur within the engineering environment.
– Demonstrate effective communication skills which include oral, written, electronic.
– Complete appropriate documentation accurately, efficiently and legibly using the correct terminology where required.
– Obtain and follow the correct documentation, specifications and work instructions in accordance with time constraints and the roles and responsibilities identified.
– Select and use appropriate tools, equipment and materials.
– Deal appropriately with any problems that may occur within the manufacturing environment.
– Work efficiently and effectively at all times maintaining workplace organisation and minimising waste.

BEHAVIOURS:
– Personal responsibility and resilience.
– Work effectively in teams.
– Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
– Focus on quality and problem solving.
– Continuous personal development.

Engineering Operatives working within an electrical and electronic engineering role will have:

KNOWLEDGE:
– Cable types and where they should be used.
– Electrical and electronic assembly and testing techniques.
– Specific safe working practices, isolation procedures and safe reinstating of equipment/system that need to be observed.

SKILLS:
– Wire and terminate different types of cabling e.g. single core, multi core, screened, fire resistant, armoured, etc.
– Assemble and test a range of electrical components.
– Assemble and test a range of electronic components.
– Follow appropriate completion activities and restore equipment/system to service after the assembly and testing has been completed.

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Anytime from Sep 2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : AB09
Level : Level 2
Duration : 2 Years
North Devon campus Enquire

Course details

Assessments

You will be required to undertake an end-point assessment which includes a practical observation and a professional discussion.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that they achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Progression

Upon completion of this apprenticeship, you could further develop your knowledge through a higher level apprenticeship.

Facilities and resources

As an apprentice, you will have full access to the college facilities.

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Staring Date : 01/09/2021
Course Code : AB09 North Devon campus Enquire

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