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Foundation Apprenticeship - Landbased Engineering

At a glance

  • Part Time

  • To complete a Foundation Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months dependent on ability and prior experience.

  • Gelli Aur Campus

A Foundation Apprenticeship is a work-based learning programme at Level 2, where the learner is "earning while learning".  The programme is aimed at learners over the age of 16.  The Apprentice will be employed and receive at least the minimum Apprenticeship wage.  The Apprentice will attend college on a block release basis and should achieve the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale. 

Programme Features
  • All learners will be supported by a Training Adviser/Assessor who will monitor progress towards achieving targets on a regular basis
  • The Training Adviser/Assessor will liaise closely with the employer to ensure that qualifications are achieved within the timescale
  • The Training Adviser/Assessor will assess the Apprentice in the workplace as and when required
  • The apprentice will also be required to complete job cards which are worksheets available from the employer which evidence workplace activities against the qualification units.
Programme content

Learners following this Foundation Apprenticeship will have to achieve a framework of qualifications, which will include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Work Based Landbased Engineering Operations
  • Essential Skills Wales Application of Number Level 1
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1
  • Essential Skills Digital Literacy Level 1
  • (In some circumstances previously achieved proxy qualifications may be used)
Progression and employment

Learners who have successfully completed this Foundation Apprenticeship can progress onto an Apprenticeship at Level 3.

Method of assessment

Coursework, assignments, work based observations and work based evidence.

Entry requirements

English and maths at Grade G and level one in Application of Number and Communication.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

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Graig Campus
Sandy Road
SA15 4DN
01554 748000
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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN