Title

Engineering & Automotive

BTEC Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) - E161

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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This work-related course is taught through a mix of practical and theory using our newly equipped STEM Centre to help you learn about rapidly developing engineering technologies e.g. rapid prototyping, 3D Printing and Robotics. It will provide you with a solid foundation in key aspects of modern engineering and is one of the recommended pathways for those seeking a career in the creative and well paid field of engineering.

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. Units you will study are: Working in an Engineering Environment Engineering Techniques Engineering Mathematics and Science Principles Business Improvement Techniques Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Fabrication and Welding Principles Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

Entry Guidelines
Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above. 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.
Equipment Required

Laptop (bursery / loan scheme available), home internet access (use of college study zone available on request), 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 in english and maths (grade 4 and above) • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.

Where can I progress to?

BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) Entry into technical or other employment Progression to an apprenticeship in Engineering Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.


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Starting 2nd September 2021 - Ending - 27th June 2022

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
Thursday 11:30 — 13:30 12 Quays
Friday 09:00 — 11:00 12 Quays

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:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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