4 GCSEs grades D-E including GCSE maths and English or an appropriate level 1 qualification and a satisfactory school report. We will request a school or college report and you will attend an interview at the college.
This is a practical, work-related course aimed to cover the basic knowledge and technical practical skills in basic engineering practices. It provides a solid foundation for future career opportunities or progression to a more advanced work-related qualification.
If you have not achieved a C grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme. You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.
To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.
Course Assessment Method
You will learn through a combination of workshops, seminars, tutorials and directed individual learning.
> Health and Safety in the engineering workplace
> Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
> Communicating technical information
> Using computer aided drafting
> Sheet-metal work
> Hand skills
> CAM(Computer Aided Manufacturing
> Semi-skilled Operators in Engineering
> Engineering Technicians
> Tool Maker
> Sheet Metal Worker
What if I Need Support
Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.
You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.
|Qualification Type:||NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations|
|Start Date:||September 2020|