Course Title Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2 Apprenticeship
Level: 2
Code M24-B

Overview of the Course

The Performing Manufacturing Operations apprenticeship focuses on the practical skills and knowledge involved in the manufacturing process. During your apprenticeship you will be assessed in the workplace. Completing this qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to work on a variety of manufacturing operations within your chosen industry. During your apprenticeship you will complete the mandatory unit 'Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements'. As well as a range of optional units which include: Transferring materials, Preparing for manufacturing operations, Concluding manufacturing operations or ensuring effective handover of manufacturing operations, Receiving and checking incoming materials, Producing shaped products, Producing products by assembly operations. This course will involve 20% of your time to be dedicated to off the job training.

What are the entry requirements?

Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on maths and English will take place prior to commencement of apprenticeship.


Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering.

Course Duration

12 months.

Apprentice Benefits

  • Earn while you learn
  • Learning skills that employers want
  • Excellent progression routes
  • Increase career opportunities and earning potential
  • Improve your confidence

Functional Skills

Functional Skills are a vital part of your apprenticeship. They provide the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. Functional skills are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level you will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications you have achieved, the results of an assessment prior to your apprenticeship and the requirements of the apprenticeship you are completing. If you have not already achieved Level 2 English and maths you must study for and take the tests for Level 2 English and maths and achieve Level 1 English and maths for Level 2 Apprenticeship.


As well as the college attendance, your assessor will visit you on a regular basis and support you with developing your electronic portfolio which is used as evidence for your end point assessment. At these meetings observations, question and answer sessions and reviews will take place.

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