Apprenticeships at Tungsten Training Centre

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What We Offer

Tungsten Training Centre offers NVQ Level 2 and NVQ level 3 In Electrical or Plumbing and Gas.

Why an apprenticeship?

  • Earn while you learn and get paid a competitive salary.
  • Get high quality training paid for by your employer and the government.
  • A great way to get back into the workplace after a career break, or to re-train in a new area.
  • Get a boost to your future earnings potential.

Why Tungsten Training Centre?

  • At Tungsten Training Centre we pride ourselves on delivering quality courses through site experienced skilled tutors and knowledgeable staff.
  • Our teaching workshops have been specifically designed to create “real-life” working environments in big open spaces, our theory classrooms are bright and airy with plenty of space for you to learn while feeling comfortable and relaxed.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an employer to do a level 2 course?

No, the level 2 course is 2.5 days per week over 29 weeks and gives you the skills you need to progress onto your level 3 course.

Do I need an employer to do the Level 3 course?

Yes, the level 3 course requires you to attend training 1 day per week and work on site the rest of the week with an employer in the industry to create your NVQ portfolio.

What are the entry requirements?

Tungsten Training Centre will ask you to sit an entrance exam as part of the application process. If you did not achieve grade 4 or above at GCSE in English, Math’s, and ICT then we may put you through functional skills as part of your course with us.

How long is an apprenticeship?

The average apprenticeship is 3 years. The course is broken down in knowledge units, practical training, NVQ portfolio & exams. You may also be required to complete functional skills.

Do I have to pay?

There is government funding available for people aged 16-18

For people aged 19-24, there is some funding available minimum of 50%

Do I get paid to be an apprentice?

Your employer should pay you the minimum of the national apprenticeship wage in the first year of your apprenticeship regardless of age. After your first year and after you turn 19 your employer should pay you the minimum wage for your age bracket.

Will I be qualified in my chosen trade on completion of my apprenticeship?

At the end of your apprenticeship, you will have obtained a level 3 qualification and on completion of your AM2 assessment (set at an external centre) you will be fully qualified in your chosen trade. Your qualification equivalates to 2 A Levels.

How to apply

To apply for your place at Tungsten Training Centre please fill in our online application form, once we have received your application you will be invited along to an application day at the training centre where you will be able to see some of the workshops and meet some of the team.

On the application day, you will be asked to complete an entrance exam, this will form part of your application, once complete you will get an email from us confirming if you have secured a place and your start date.

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Or call us on 01273 934278

During office hours and ask for Caroline Towner, for further information or questions you can also email: Caroline Here


“TTC is a brilliant college which provides a lovely working environment for students with any ability. you learn many skills here which benefit and help you in college or out at work?? I would recommend TTC to anyone looking for a enjoyable and hard-working apprenticeship.”

Jordan – 2019

“I would highly recommend Tungsten Training Centre to any individual looking to expand their skillset. They offer a wide range of Apprenticeships & Courses which will help you develop your skills and learn a useful trade. I have been attending TTC since September 2016 and I am coming to the end of my 3rd year. I feel I have come a long way since the start and the course has massively assisted in my day to day role as a Trainee Project Manager.”

Danny – 2019

“I’m a student at Tungsten completing my 3rd year as an electrician. I highly recommend this training centre as they go above and beyond to help each student. Spencer.”

Spencer – 2018