Engineering

IPS’s diverse range of qualifications cover mechanical and electrical specialisms, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

Engineering

IPS’s diverse range of qualifications cover mechanical and electrical specialisms, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

IPS’s engineering apprenticeships can provide you with the skills to build a career within this sector. The skills gained will help you be able to help solve problems in the real world, whether it’s working with mechanics, electricals or electronics.

Our engineering trainers have a wealth of experience working in the field that they are able to share with learners. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a supportive, inclusive service at IPS, with smaller class sizes enabling our learners to have more one-to-one time with the trainers.

Engineers are in demand and entry level jobs pay higher than many other industries. There are opportunities to have a career in Small to Large organisations in Kent and across the UK.

Our learners gain skills that can take them into a variety of areas including the automobile, aerospace and marine industries. The learner can be involved in research or maintenance, or involved in the creative force behind inventions and discoveries.

By undergoing an engineering apprenticeship, you will be able to:

  • Work safely and effectively within engineering
  • Specialise in a field in which you wish to pursue
  • Learn the necessary knowledge for engineering technicians
Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework Level 2

Level 2 Diploma

L2 Diploma (NVQ) in Engineering carried out in the workplace with monthly monitoring visits by IPS.

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Level 2 Technical Knowledge Certificate

22 week day release to IPS International to take part and complete the BTEC L2 in Engineering.

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Functional Skills

Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.

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Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Self Study Guide.

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Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Carried out throughout your apprenticeship.

Completion

Once all the above component aims are completed and certificated, the apprenticeship framework can be claimed.

 

Advanced Apprenticeship Framework Level 3

Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations

L2 Performing Engineering Operations are the fundamental practical skills training undertaken at IPS in block release. Each PEO selected takes 6 weeks of training. PEO’s are a mixture of training and assessment on your practical ability in different disciplines including electrical, mechanical, machining, welding and Fluid power.

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Level 3 Technical Knowledge Certificate

2 year day release to IPS International to take part and complete the BTEC L3 in Engineering.

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Functional Skills

Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT.

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Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Self Study Guide.

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Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Carried out throughout your apprenticeship.

Completion

Once all the above component aims are completed and certificated, the apprenticeship framework can be claimed.

 

Engineering Apprenticeship Standards

Training

Fundamental practical skills undertaken at IPS. a mixture of training and assessment on your practical ability in different disciplines including electrical, mechanical, machining, welding and Fluid power. Planned in during the first year of the apprenticeship in blocks of 6 weeks.

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Competency

Create a logbook of Engineering tasks carried out in the workplace with monthly monitoring visits by IPS.

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Technical Knowledge

2 year day release to IPS International to take part and complete the BTEC L3 in Engineering.

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Functional Skills

Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT.

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Behaviours

Monitored by your employer and training provider throughout your apprenticeship.

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End Point Assessment

Once the above component have been completed and the employer deems you ready you can be placed to complete the end point assessment.

Different standards have different end point assessments, however will comprise of at least a technical interview by an independent assessor. some standards will assess your knowledge and practical skills.

Completion

Once all the above component aims are completed and certificated, the apprenticeship framework can be claimed.

 

 

IPS also offers a range of commercial training courses in engineering for companies, including Electrical Multiskill, PAT Testing, Hydraulics and Puwer 98. Please click here to find out more.

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