What I'll learn
This programme covers a wide range of engineering skills areas and prepare for higher-level training with Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations.
You will also improve the wider skills vital for success in further study or employment including self-confidence, speaking in front of others, working with others, taking responsibility and managing your time. By the end of the course you will have benefited from a valuable insight into future careers open to you.
How I'll learn
This course has compulsory and optional subjects and is ideal if you want to progress to the Sub Diploma. and in addition you will have the opportunity to study GCSE English and maths alongside your course if you do not have a Grade 4 (C) or above in those subjects.
Learning activities include lectures, workshops and practical sessions. A strong emphasis is placed on working and learning with others and you are regularly set tasks to complete in partnership with other students. You also need to be able to work independently and take responsibility for your own learning.
How I'll be assessed
Individual learning targets are set each term and you receive regular feedback on your progress in meeting these targets. Formal assessment is through assignments, projects, presentations and practical assessments, which are set at regular intervals throughout the course.