Ceramic Manufacturing

Ceramic Manufacturing

Awarding Body: PAA\VQ-SET Intermediate Level Apprenticeships: Level 2 qualifications  Qualifications you will gain: Diploma in Manufacturing Ceramics, Certificate in Ceramic Manufacturing and Functional Skills maths and English (if required) all delivered in the workplace.

Our Ceramic Manufacturing Apprenticeship is ideally suited to those people aged 16 plus who wish to pursue a career in ceramic manufacturing.  It combines practical training with real on the job work experience in one of many varied job roles. You'll spend time being trained by your employer and our qualified assessors on how to operate within a production environment, learning about quality, the production process and safety standards.

Entry Requirements

Benefits of an Apprenticeship Kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to get a head start in the field you want to work in. Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time earning a salary getting paid holidays receiving training gaining qualifications learning job-specific skills   Ideally you should have a minimum of grade E in both maths and English.  If you do not hold these minimum grades, you will be assessed on your ability to complete the programme and will undertake Functional Skills classes to improve your skills.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship

Kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to get a head start in the field you want to work in. Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time.

earning a salarygetting paid holidaysreceiving traininggaining qualificationslearning job-specific skills

Careers

Benefits of an Apprenticeship Kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to get a head start in the field you want to work in. Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time earning a salary getting paid holidays receiving training gaining qualifications learning job-specific skills   There are many career paths you could follow, some examples are: ceramic designer, hand painter, lithographer, mouldmaker, caster, kiln technician, engineer, laboratory technician and many more.

Delivery 

Benefits of an Apprenticeship Kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to get a head start in the field you want to work in. Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time earning a salary getting paid holidays receiving training gaining qualifications learning job-specific skills   These qualifications are delivered in the workplace with some off the job learning to develop your knowledge of the ceramic manufacturing process, customer service and quality assurance.

Where could this lead?

After gaining an apprenticeship in ceramic manufacturing, you could progress into technician or engineer roles.  With experience you could become a team leader or manufacturing supervisor.

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Ceramic Manufacturing

Candidates will receive an Initial Assessment and induction to assess their individual training needs and build the qualification to meet their specialist needs.

Course Content

Practical Element: PAA\VQ-SET Diploma in Manufacturing Ceramics   

Examples of some units available:

Preparing for manufacturing ceramics CContributing to Health, Safety & the Environment Creating and maintaining effective working relationships Consistently meeting production targets and quality standards

There are also optional Units available which cover a range of ceramic skills.

Technical Element:  Certificate in Ceramic Manufacturing. 

Candidates will develop their knowledge of the whole ceramic manufacturing process including mouldmaking, the mixing of raw materials, clay production, firing, selection, decorating and despatch.  They will also learn the importance of Customer Service and Quality Assurance.

Functional Skills in maths Level 1 and English Level 1.

Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

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