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Engineering Manufacture: Aerospace

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Aero engine (strip and wash) Fitter
  • Aerospace component assembly fitter
  • Semi-skilled aircraft maintenance fitter
  • Semi-Skilled Electrical Loomers - PCB Assembly
  • Semi-skilled fitter (aircraft assembly)
  • Survival equipment maintenance mechanic
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Aircraft Maintenance (Military Aircraft)
  • Certificate in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Aircraft Engineering
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance (Civil Aircraft)
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering - Military Air Engineering (Survival Equipment)
  • Diploma in Engineering - Military Marine and Air Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing Engineering)

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.