Framework Details

Framework Title: Process Manufacturing
ID: FR03756
Level/s: 2, 3
Issuing Authority: Cogent
Issue Date: 05/02/2016

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The Process Manufacturing Framework provides work based training for young people and adults to undertake key technical, operational and maintenance roles in the Chemical, Petro-chemical, Pharmaceutical, Refinery and other related process industries.

There are two levels of Apprenticeship contained in this framework:

  • The Foundation Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Process Manufacturing (usually take 15 to 24 months to complete)
  • The Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Process Manufacturing (usually takes 24 to 36 months to complete)

The framework contains details of vocational qualifications, knowledge based technical qualifications, Essential Skills Wales (Communication, Application of Number, Information Technology) and employee’s rights and responsibilities required for an apprenticeship in Process Manufacturing.

Apprentices undertake training on-the-job at their workplace and off-the job usually delivered by a local training provider or Further Education College.

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