Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeship


If an apprentice successfully completes the 2 year Level 6 manufacturing technician programme can they progress to the level 7 apprenticeship programme?
If an apprentice enrols on the 3 year level 7 manufacturing engineer programme but wishes to leave after 2 years do they receive a level 6 manufacturing technician award?
Is there an entry exam option if leaving cert not available and candidate is under 23 years old?