Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Foundation Competence (Pre Apprenticeship)

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

This pre apprenticeship course provides a good foundation for your future career in engineering, whichever pathway you may wish to follow. It fits directly into an engineering technician apprenticeship and can lead you into many exciting careers in the engineering industry.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year



4 GCSE’s grade 3 and above including Maths and English

You will learn the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices, including health and safety requirements and communicating engineering information.

Health and Safety
Working efficiently and Effectively
Business Improvement Techniques
6 optional units from the following:

Bench fitting
Maintenance Techniques

Engineering Apprenticeship
Level 3 Btec AME (dependent on gaining grade 4 Maths and English)
Level 3 EAL Engineering Technologies (dependent on gaining grade 4 Maths and English)

Engineering Machinist
Technical Support Engineer
Aviation Engineer
Mechatronic Engineer

All assessments are skills based, there are 3 assessments plus underpinning knowledge questions for each unit.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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