Title

Engineering & Automotive

Certificate in Engineering (fast-track) - E174

12 Quays Full Time Level 1 Duration 20 weeks

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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.

Units you will study are:

  • Working in engineering
  • Carrying out basic fitting techniques
  • Communicating using CAD systems
Entry Guidelines
Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3GCSEs at Grade 2/E 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

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 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?

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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Starting 11th January 2023 - Ending - 28th June 2023

REF E174O001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building
Friday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays Main Building

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £950.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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

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