Fully funded training for manufacturing workforces

Date published: 05 February 2020

Rochdale Training is offering a fully funded Performing Manufacturing Operations Level 2 qualification which is delivered in the workplace and gives employees the basic skills and knowledge to carry out a range of engineering and manufacturing processes at semi-skilled and operator level.

As part of the qualification, employees can include the following courses free of charge.

Either one from group A:

  • Fork Lift Truck (Min 3) – Refresher
  • Emergency First Aid at Work – 1 Day

Or two from group B:

  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Working at Heights

Employer benefits

  • Compliance with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Improved productivity and performance
  • Assisting with employee retention, teamwork and motivation
  • Helping your workforce feel valued
  • Showing customers and prospects you invest in quality improvement
  • Improve health & safety in the workplace
  • Ensures business processes are planned and executed as efficiently as possible, identifying and, minimising waste whilst ensuring the highest quality.

Employee benefits

  • Opportunity for career development
  • Increased personal and team morale
  • Build skills and knowledge base

How does the training work?

In order to achieve the PMO qualifications, employees must complete two of the mandatory units, three units from ‘Supporting the Operation’ and one ‘job-specific’ unit.

Mandatory units

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Promoting effective working relationships
  • Contributing to effective team working


Assessment takes place in the workplace, with employees carrying out their normal tasks to demonstrate their competence. The course is usually complete with 6 visits over a 6-8 month period.

Each employee develops a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates they can perform at the level described. Employees will have a Trainer Assessor who will assist in the preparation of the portfolio.


Enquire for further information.

Enquiries: mwhittaker@rochdaletraining.co.uk  or phone 01706 631 417.


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