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
  • Welding by MIG process
  • Welding by TIG process
  • 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. We will provide these for your use whilst in College, but to enhance your learning experience further we require you to have Personal Protective Equipment. Do you need support with the cost of this?

    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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    Starting 2nd September 2021 - Ending - 29th June 2022

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    Planned Timetable

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

    Fee : £920.00

    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.

    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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