Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you consider yourself to be a practical person? If so, studying for an apprenticeship in industrial applications can help you find an ideal job. You’ll have the opportunity to improve your manufacturing skills and develop in a sector that promotes creative problem-solving.
Industrial applications cross into a range of sectors such as food and drink production, life sciences and supply chain. Learn about specialist manufacturing techniques like fibre spinning and sheet metal moulding. Discover how to maximise productivity in a factory environment.
There are lots of jobs available in the industrial applications sector. Become a maintenance engineer and fix complex machine systems. Work as an application engineer and provide technical solutions for different businesses. Pursue your interest in technology by becoming an electronics operative. No matter what job you choose, the apprenticeship can give you the necessary skills to thrive and succeed.
You will gain a qualification at SCQF level 5 in industrial applications. The qualification includes:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs like industrial manufacturing and supply chain management.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you a variety of options. Carry on your studies with a technical apprenticeship in industrial applications or find a full-time job.
Further education: Improve your knowledge by studying for a bachelor’s degree in engineering or food manufacturing. This could lead to a higher qualification like a Masters in industrial engineering. Your experience will support your application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications to find an industrial applications job. After completing the apprenticeship, you could move onto jobs like:
There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship.
This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12-24 months to complete.