Ford Aerospace & Engineering Academy

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Ford Engineering Academy
Marie Flatman
18th September 2013
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
Introduction
• How it’s working
– How did we get to current position
– Current trainees / recruits
• How it will work
– About the Academy
– Academy Offer
– Traineeships
– Apprenticeships
– Summary / questions
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
How it’s working
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Open evening 3rd July
33 prospective students
Selected 12 through interview
Second event 24th August at Ford Aerospace
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
How it’s working
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Currently 12 students
– Mix of traineeship and standalone PEO
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To achieve level 2 by mid January
Skills analysis
– Split
– Less practical
– Some previous PEO (more theory)
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Excellent attitude and motivation!
Units
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AutoCad
Fitting
Turning
Milling
Offered additional units
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Metal Arc Welding
MIG Welding
Electrical
Others to choose….
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
About the Academy
• Partnership
– Ford Aerospace / Ford Components
– South Tyneside College
• Employers
– Supported by a range of employers
• Situated at Tyne Dock
– Workshop training facility
– Classrooms
• Develop engineers for the future
– Skills gaps
– Getting ready to progress to “purposeful work experience”
– Aim to support and guide learners to achieve “sustainable
progression”
– Flexible training to suit learners and employers
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
Academy Offer
Entry Point
Entry Point
Traineeship
Level 2
Standalone
Qualifications
PEO
Work experience
Level 2
Apprenticeship
Level 3
Apprenticeship
Level 4
Qualifications
Work experience
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
Traineeship
• Maximum 6 months training at College
• 6 weeks to 5 months work placement
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Completed within 6 months window
Can be mix of placements
Guaranteed interview (incl. Reference)
No wage (encouraged to support)
• Entry requirements – below level 3
– Not currently in a job
• Maths, English, IT, business skills, career guidance
• Work preparation training
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
Apprenticeship
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Progress from September or January Traineeship intakes
Direct entry into Apprenticeship
Maths, English and IT at Level 2
Level 3 Extended Diploma Mechanical Manufacturing
Engineering
• Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology
(practical)
• Level 2 Award (ERR)
– Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities for New
Entrants into the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing
Sectors (QCF)
• Usually 2 day release for courses (1 day competence, 1 day
knowledge)
• Usually 3 day work placement
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Introduction > How it’s working > About the Academy > Academy Offer > Traineeship > Apprenticeship > Summary
Summary
• Building bank of employers
• Your support?
– Purposeful work experience
– Apprenticeship
– Building bank of machinery
• Questions?
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