Title

Engineering & Automotive

Engineering Diploma - E013

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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

Course Details

Compulsory Units:

  • Working in engineering
  • Principles of engineering technology
  • Principles of fabrication and welding technology
  • Optional Units - three units from a choice:

  • Welding by Manual Metal Arc process
  • Using bench fitting techniques
  • Using Computer Aided Manufacturing processes
  • Entry Guidelines
    • This course is for students aged 16-18.
    • Certificate in Engineering Level 1, suitable equivalent Engineering qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and relevant practical experience.
    • 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.

    Equipment Required

    To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment - £95 Educational Visits - £50 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

    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.

    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?

    Level 3 Diploma in 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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    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:00 — 10:00 12 Quays
    Wednesday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:15 — 17:00 12 Quays

    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 : £920.00

    This is a full level 2 course

    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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