What I'll learn
Through this programme you will learn some useful and helpful skills for a career in engineering such as machining, welding and fabrication.
You will undertake a number of core, mandatory and optional units.
- The Engineering World
- Investigating an Engineering Product
- Introduction to Communication
Mandatory: Health and Safety
- Engineering Materials
- Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
- Mathematics for Engineering
- Group A: Fabrication Machining
- Group B: Welding Technology Computer Aided Manufacturing
Upon successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 2 qualification. You can progress on to a BTEC Level 3.
How I'll learn
Your learning will involve a combination of theory and principles with hands-on experience within real work situations.
You will learn from experienced staff and develop your skills in a creative and enjoyable way. You will study core units covering engineering working practices, using engineering information, Maths for technicians, and electrical and mechanical science for engineering purposes.
You also have the chance to specialise in additional areas and develop your English, maths and ICT skills, which are essential for successful performance in working life.
How I'll be assessed
Assignments will give you the opportunity to prepare written work based on your own observations (e.g. describe health and safety procedures). Additional assessment may be carried out by tutor observation and/ or witness statements. Assessment of this course is mainly within the context of engineering and motorsport.