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Level 4 Process Leader Apprenticeship Standard ST0695 V1.0

The Process Leader apprenticeship supports your development with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to successful lead your team in a dynamic environment.

Benefits for the Employer

Support the development of production management, acknowledging and supporting the up skilling present workforce to develop a culture of collective responsibility.

Benefits for the Apprentice

The apprenticeship offers both an academic qualification HNC Flex alongside the vocational work-based learning with your employer. The HNC units selected support underpinning knowledge and align with the knowledge, skills and behaviour’s set within the end-point assessment.

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) for Engineering Technician (EngTech)
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for Engineering Technician (EngTech)

Learning Approach

Attendance on day release over 18 months to study Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Flex.

Production of a work-based portfolio of evidence

End-point assessment activities within college and workplace

Study Commitment

As a guide, apprentices should expect to study for an additional 12 hours per week on top of their scheduled learning. Employers are expected to support their apprentice’s study by providing a workplace mentor and supporting meetings and assessments.

Qualification Awarded

HNC Flex (4 units) Level 4 Process Leader apprenticeship

Next Steps

Contact our Employer Training team EmployerTraining@DNColleges.ac.uk

Location

Option to study at 1 of 2 campuses: University Campus Doncaster (UCDon) or University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL)

 

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Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 4

  • Duration

    Typically 24 months, to complete the HNC Flex units and preparation for end-point assessment.

  • Awarding Body

    Pearson


Apply or Enquire

There is no requirement to study a technical qualification, however we offer 4 HNC Manufacturing units as part of an HNC Flex delivery the apprentice will complete:

  • Unit 12 Engineering Management
  • Unit 14: Production Engineering for Manufacture
  • Unit 17: Quality and Process Improvements
  • Unit 82: Statistical Process Control

 

EPA:

There are 3 elements to the assessment and will take place over a typical period of 5 months once the apprentice as gone through gateway. The 3 elements are:

  • Assessment method 1: Workplace observation
  • Assessment method 2: Project, presentation, and Q&A
  • Assessment method 3: Professional discussion supported by a portfolio of evidence.

EPA:

There are 3 elements to the assessment and will take place over a typical period of 5 months once the apprentice as gone through gateway. The 3 elements are:

  • Assessment method 1: Workplace observation
  • Assessment method 2: Project, presentation, and Q&A
  • Assessment method 3: Professional discussion supported by a portfolio of evidence.

Applicants must be in full-time employment and:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Have the right of abode and right to work in the UK to qualify for funding
  • Meet course entry requirements

In order to optimise success candidates will typically be employed in the role of a: Process lead manager, Process leader, Production lead or Section leader.

Have GCSE’s at Grade C ( Grade 4/5 in the new numerical GCSE grading system) or above, in Mathematics and English.

A list of acceptable equivalent qualifications is available from the gov.uk website, as well as guidance on obtaining replacement certificates. It will not be possible for applicants to proceed with their application unless they are able to provide evidence of achievement or proof that they have applied for replacement certificates.

All applications are individually assessed.

With employer support continue with your studies to complete HNC Manufacturing Engineering.

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:

Achievement of the standard is designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions such as the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for at the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).

Financial Support

UK students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course and a maintenance loan to cover living costs.

We also have a range of other financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

Higher level apprenticeships are paid for by employers, not apprentices.

Employers with a payroll of more than £3 million can use their apprenticeship levy contributions to pay for places on apprenticeship programmes.

Any business with a payroll below £3 million is eligible for government funding that will cover at least 95% of the cost of an apprenticeship course.

Additional incentives are also available to employers who take on young apprentices.

 

Enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via the telephone number below.

Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 74 74