Performing Manufacturing Operations Apprenticeship Pathway at Level 2


This Apprenticeship qualification is designed for those seeking recognition of their competence in one or more of a wide range of manufacturing activities such as; transferring materials, producing shaped products, product assembly, producing products by joining and processing operations, finishing products and producing packaged products, product inspection activities.

This qualification is delivered to national occupational standards and is suitable for anyone responsible for the day-to-day running of equipment and the quality of work they produce, and where the role requires them to have some responsibilities for monitoring and controlling the equipment, and make decisions which affect the manufacturing process.

Participants should be working in a manufacturing environment, and have the potential to reach the requirements for this qualification


Participants will:

  • Be able to demonstrate safe working practices and procedures
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of the relevant techniques, materials, tools and equipment required to carry out the activities
  • To identify and related faults and solve problems within their scope of authority
  • Ensure the work output meets the specified standards
  • Undertake a nationally recognised qualification in the workplace


Candidates will be required to complete an NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations which demonstrates competence, a Technical Certificate (VRQ) which is the taught element and also undertake Key Skills or Functional Skills assessments.   The programme is typically completed in 12-15 months.


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To book or request further information, please contact Viv Compton on 0845 1306461 or email

  • The National Skills Academy for Manufacturing Testimonial

    The National Skills Academy for Manufacturing (NSA-M) has been created by Industry to raise the level of skills delivery in the manufacturing sector. We do this by developing world class programme content and then assessing, and where necessary upskilling providers to a world class delivery standard, before allowing them to deliver under the Academy brand. Many providers have been un-willing or unable to achieve the standard necessary to deliver Academy programmes. NSA-M has been working with Track Training for 2 years now. Track Training Limited have embraced the NSAM programmes and committed time to achieving the high standard required. NSA-M monitor the delivery quality of our providers by field experts sitting in on sessions of delivery. Track Training has always exceeded the high standard required by NSAM and are one of our best and most trusted providers. With all Trainers and Assessors coming from Engineering and Manufacturing companies, it is their understanding of industry as well as their excellent technical competence that sets them apart from many other providers. They also have a clear focus on quality and customer satisfaction. I can highly recommend Track Training and am privileged to have an association with their dedicated team”.       

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