Machinist - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 3 (Standard)

Master modern machining skills and techniques

Who is it for?

Those looking to start a career or develop existing skills in the operation of manufacturing machinery.

Course Details

  • Duration: 42 Months
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Objectives

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Diploma in Machining (Foundation Knowledge)
  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Machining (Development Knowledge)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering - Machinist (Development Competence)
  • English Functional Skills Level 2 (If required)
  • Maths Functional Skills Level 2 (If required)

Arrangements

  • Programme Induction
  • Block and/or day release training
  • Training in the workplace
  • Formative assessment throughout the programme
  • Regular progress reviews

Off-the-job Training

  • Within this apprenticeship there is an expectation that 20% of the teaching, learning and development will be undertaken through off-the-job training. 

Course Overview

Core Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • Please refer to the full details of the core knowledge, skills and behaviours on page 135

Specific Specialist Knowledge

  • Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculation involved in the machining processes such as speeds and feeds, calculating angles/tapers, material removal
  • Understand the practical and theoretical uses of the machines used, and their applications.
  • Understand the work-holding devices, cutting tools, and setting up procedures, in adequate depth to provide a sound basis for carrying out the activities, correcting faults and ensuring the work output is to the required specification

Specific Specialist Skills

  • Read and interpret relevant data and documentation used to produce machined components
  • Determine the most efficient and effective approach to machine the component using a range of tools, machining process and techniques
  • Select and set up the correct tooling and work holding devices
  • Set and adjust the machine operating parameters to produce the work pieces to the required specification. This will involve setting feeds and speeds for roughing and finishing operations
  • Select and use a range of measuring and testing equipment to check components are to the required quality and accuracy
  • Produce complex and specialist components as a one off test and trial work piece and/or producing components in small or large batches

Assessment
  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Oral Examination
  • Professional Interview (Viva)

Course Dates

Flexible to suit


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