Are you interested in Engineering training?

This qualification will support roles such as a maintenance fitter/ turner, toolmaker, electrician, fabricator, welder or similar role.

At Pathways Training we deliver Apprenticeships in Engineering that will give learners a nationally recognised qualification. Learners will develop skills in the workplace and attend college regularly.


Level 2

Foundation Apprenticeship

Units may include: Working safely in an engineering environment, working efficiently and effectively in engineering, using and communicating technical information, producing components using hand fitting techniques, preparing and using lathes for turning operations and preparing and using milling machines, maintaining electrical equipment, and many more.

Level 3


Units may include: Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements, setting CNC milling machines for production, welding materials by the semi automatic MIG/MAG and flux chord arc processes, welding materials by the manual TIG and plasma arc welding process, carrying out fault diagnosis on electrical equipment and circuits, and many more.

Apprenticeships include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (Level 2 only)
  • EAL Extended Diploma in relevant pathway
  • ESW Application of Number Skills
  • ESW Communication Skills
  • ESW Digital Literacy Skills
  • Improving Own Learning and Performance
  • Working with Others
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

Learners must be:

  • Living/working in Wales (must meet eligibility criteria)
  • Employed for at least 16 hours each week throughout the apprenticeship

Employer Incentive: Your employer may be able to claim up to £3,500 towards the cost of your training (Subject to eligibility criteria).

What will the qualification lead to?

After completing Level 2, there are opportunities to progress to Level 3 Mechanical Engineering.