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Engineering Level 2 Diploma E013

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How do I apply?

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How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

This course enables you to build upon the range of skills and knowledge gained at NVQ Level 1 to develop your career within the engineering industry.

Course details

Compulsory Units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Developing yourself and working with other people on engineering activities
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Optional Units - three units from a choice:

  • Producing components using hand tools and fitting techniques
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Producing sheet metal components
  • Preparing and using manual metal arc welding equipment
  • Preparing and using Tungsten inert gas welding equipment
  • VRQ 2:

  • Compulsory Units
  • Engineering environment awareness
  • Engineering techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Optional Units - three units from a choice:

  • Manual welding techniques
  • Producing components from sheet metal
  • Turning techniques
  • Milling techniques
  • Fitting and assembly techniques
  • Entry guidelines

    • Performing Engineering Operations Level 1 or suitable equivalent or three GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above including English and maths or equivalent
    • Students need to be able to handle and use a range of hand and machine tools.
    • Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

    Additional Information

    Students need the maturity, independence and motivation to attend college regularly and on time, participate to the best of their ability and behave in a responsible manner.

    Are you aged 16-18?
    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C or Grade 4 or above in English and maths
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    HNC Engineering

    This is a recognised industry based award and as such provides students with knowledge and skills at the level which employers recognise as important to the industry.

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    Assessment Method

    Students are assessed through portfolio of work, both practical and theoretical.

    Equipment Required

    Protective overalls and steel toe-capped footwear. Lever arch file pens, pencils and paper etc.

    When does this course run?

    Starting 5th Sep 17

    Ends 29th Jun 18

    Ref: E013J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £895.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
    Friday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays

    Starting 4th Sep 18

    Ends 28th Jun 19

    Ref: E013K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £895.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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