This qualification seeks to provide the learner with the basic knowledge needed to aid securing employment within a modern engineering manufacturing environment. Achievement of this qualification does not imply competency. The qualification has been developed in consultation with employers who are keen to bring new entrants, who have little or no previous experience of a manufacturing environment, into the workforce. It is based on employers’ opportunities.
The course is suitable for potential new entrants into the engineering manufacturing workforce, who have little or no previous experience Learners considering moving into this industry, who also may have been unemployed for some time.