|ENTRY 3 IN ENGINEERING|
|Entry Requirements:||5 GCSEs at grade 2/E or above including Mathematics and Science OR Entry Level qualification and Entry Level 3 in either English or Mathematics.|
|Start Date:||September 2019|
This course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to Engineering. It will help you to develop skills for progression onto higher level courses within this area as well as give you the wider skills such as study skills, communication skills, English and Maths, to enable you to progress to the next level.
Learning is through classroom based and practical workshop activities. Maths and English will be a core part of the qualification.
What will I learn?
- Working safely in engineering
- Making engineering components using hand tools
- Developing skills in using a bench-pedestal drilling machine
- Developing skills in planning and making a machined product
- Developing skills in assembling mechanical components
- Preparing for an interview
- Engineering – the marking out process
How will the course be assessed?
Written assignments, exams and practical assessments.
Materials and other information
Alongside all programmes, students will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of extracurricular activities from trips and visits, to enterprise activities and fundraising. You may also have the opportunity to complete work experience within your chosen career area.
As part of your study programme you will undertake relevant work experience linked to your career aspiration. This experience is designed to expand your skills, develop your CV and develop industry contacts. You will have support tin finding your placement through your tutors and our dedicated careers team.
Progression and Careers
Students can progress onto a Level 2 qualification in Engineering or an Apprenticeship within this sector.