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Essential Skills for Manufacturing

Develop your essential skills for working in manufacturing environments.

During this course you will develop knowledge and skills including:

  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements ensuring the safe working of yourself and others
  • Understanding the use and importance of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ensuring effective safety precautions with transferring, lifting and moving materials, with and without equipment
  • Ensuring safe working practices during operations
  • Working together effectively as a team

In addition to the above, you will also undertake the Highfield Level 1 qualification in Health & Safety Principles in the Workplace.

Costs: The course is fully funded (subject to location). There are no further costs required for resources, teaching, or assessment/exams.


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    Course Information

      Title: Essential Skills for Manufacturing

    Code: UCQ/A68

      Duration: 6 days classroom delivery

      Upon successful completion and achievement of the programme students will achieve a range of certification including EAL qualifications covering:

    • Level 1 Moving Materials
    • Level 2 Effective Team Working

    In addition to:

    • Highfield Health and Safety Principles in the Workplace Level 1

      Transferable skills developed throughout the programme include:

    • Communication skills
    • Numeracy and literacy skills
    • Effectively following instructions
    • Personal motivation and organisational skills
    • Problem Solving
    • Time Management

      Multiple start dates available throughout the year.

      Each student will receive a dedicated tutor who will provide in-centre classes, support with self-directed study and assessment preparation and support.

      Study Format: In-centre sessions; support; study guides and assessment packs and into work support.