Engineering Level 3 Apprenticeship (Mechanical / Fabrication & Welding)

18456W1/P | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Time/Day | 09:00 - 17:00 FLEXIBLE

Is this course for me?

This course gives a more detailed insight into the technical and advanced level of mechanical engineering. It is aimed at apprentices who have a basic understanding of the skills and knowledge within mechanical engineering and is looking to expand their career in either mechanical engineering or fabrication & welding.

What will I study?

Mechanical engineers develop and design machinery components that are used in manufacturing, construction, water, power, health and transport. You will study a range of subjects including: Health & Safety in the workplace, Mechanical maintenance, Wiring & testing circuits Manufacturing technology, Fabrication & welding

How long is the course?

You will attend College one day per week for one academic year with the remainder of your time in the workplace.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete the course through visual assessments from your assessor in the workplace and you will undertake assignments

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

You can progress to a higher level degree course and go into full time employment

Other Information

If you don't currently have an employer and would like to undertake an apprenticeship, take a look at our vacancies at

Course Fees

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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