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Engineering & Motor Vehicle Studies

Engineering & Motor Vehicle Studies

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If you want to develop engineering skills for industrial or non industrial fields such as manufacturing or maintenance engineering then this is the course for you. You will be introduced to a range of skills to help get you started in the industry.

Course details

This course will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training. You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification linked to your chosen career. Also, this course will help you to improve your maths, English and ICT, plus develop the personal and social skills which employers look for. You will be given support and guidance throughout your learning journey and your progress will be reviewed with you regularly. PEO 1 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 - Two units from a choice:

  • Making components using hand tools and fitting techniques
  • Using lathes for turning operations
  • Manual Metal Arc Welding
  • Sheet Metal Work

VRQ 1

Compulsory Unit:

  • Introduction into working in engineering

Optional Units - Four units:

  • Machining engineering materials
  • Cutting and forming engineering materials
  • Joining engineering materials
  • Cutting and forming pipework
Entry guidelines
  • A relevant Entry Level qualification or three GCSE at Grade 2/E or above (including English and maths)
  • Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report or reference.
  • Students need to be able to handle and use a range of hand and machine tools.
  • 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.

    Equipment Required

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

    Assessment Method

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

    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.

    The course has a large element of workshop activity.

    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 and 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?

    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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    You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

    When does this course run?

    • Starts 06th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref E011J001

      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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £450.00

      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 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

      Planned Timetable
      Day Times Campus
      Wednesday 11:00 — 15:00 12 Quays
      Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
      Friday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
    • Starts 06th Sep 2017 - Ends 29th Jun 2018 Ref E011J002

      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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £450.00

      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 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

      Planned Timetable
      Day Times Campus
      Wednesday 09:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
      Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
      Friday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
    • Starts 05th Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref E011K001

      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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £450.00

      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 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    • Starts 05th Sep 2018 - Ends 28th Jun 2019 Ref E011K002

      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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

      If you are aged 19 or over:

      Fee : £450.00

      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 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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