Engineering Design and Draughtsperson Apprenticeship

Available for: 16-19, Higher Education, Apprenticeships,


Engineering design and draughtspersons produce designs and drawings for structures, piping, electrical systems, control and instrumentation systems and mechanical components used in industrial and commercial construction.

Typically, Design and draughtspersons work in a wide range of industries of national importance including power and water infrastructure, petrochemical, oil and gas, nuclear, food and drink processing.

Course Details

Engineering Design and Draughtsperson
Role Profile

There are five main disciplines within the occupation of Engineering Design and Draughtsperson. An apprentice gains an understanding across all these disciplines and will typically specialise in one or more:

  • Electrical Design and Draughtsperson
  • Control and Instrumentation Design and Draughtsperson
  • Mechanical Design and Draughtsperson
  • Piping Design and Draughtsperson
  • Structural Design and Draughtsperson

Location: PROCAT Basildon Campus or TUCA Ilford (to be confirmed).

Duration: 42 months.

Study Format: a mixture of day release and block release.

Entry Requirements: GCSE grades 4 (or C) in Maths and English. 4+ in science preferred.

Self Study: 

PROCAT guidelines for self-study, meaning extra reading, researching and writing are as follows but of-course this is down to your own work ethic.

For a PASS:

Level 3: 1-2 hours per week studying at home/outside of college
Level 4: 3-4 hours per week studying at home/outside of college
Degree Apprenticeship: 5-6 hours per week studying at home/outside of college

Where can I learn?

This course is located in Basildon or Ilford.

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