Course Type: Full Time

Ford Engineering Academy Traineeship

  • Course Code TRAINEE03
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Fee Year 1: TBC
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus SASMI (SR5 3HE)

This Traineeship is designed to help people who want to move into an apprenticeship or a job. This training programme combines education and skills tailored to the engineering industry. At its core is a high quality work experience placement, English and Maths qualifications and work preparation training that will give a young person a start on the experience required and skills employers expect.

This qualification covers skills and knowledge common to engineering practices. This will include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
  • Using and communication technical information
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Producing mechanical engineering drawing using a CAD system

The qualification will also cover:

  • Work preparation training
  • English and Maths qualifications (if required)
  • High quality work experience

The place of study

You will train at one of our engineering centres home to our state of the art workshops which is purposely built and designed for engineering industry related subjects. All our workshops are fully equipped with the latest equipment giving you the best experience and skills.

An interview is required and guidance is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

You will require an assessment and interview to assess your level

Required experience

You do not need any prior qualifications to take part in this course.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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