Level: 1 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
What is this course about?
This course will develop practical engineering skills including bench fitting, maintenance, electronics, machining and automotive. The course is delivered over one year and is predominately practically based. It also includes the development of a portfolio of evidence and the development of basic maths and science used in engineering. You will also study topics such as Electronics building your own speaker & Machining, making your own pin punch for your toolbox.
Why choose to study this course at Riverside College?
You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic team of qualified engineers who will provide support and guidance throughout your course. You will have the opportunity to work in well-resourced industry standard workshops and develop the necessary skills to progress further in engineering. Engineering is one of best paid trades in the UK and with a huge shortfall in qualified engineers there has never been a better time to enter the industry.
What will I learn on this course?
You will learn how to work safely and competently in an engineering environment and develop skills in workshop practices to allow you to progress to the next level or to an apprenticeship. You will also have Career development sessions which will involve 1 to 1 discussion, with your personal tutor to monitor your progress and support you during your course.
4 GCSEs at grades 9 – 2 including English Language and Maths.
What will this course lead on to?
On successful completion of this course you could progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (PEO). Alternatively, you could apply for an engineering apprenticeship.
You will have an opportunity to take part in a range of enrichment activities including trips to some of the biggest and most advanced engineering companies in the country, Go-karting, Paintballing and lots of career events featuring local companies. We also run many activities on the College campus including 5-a-side football tournaments, engineering competitions and fund-raising events.
How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of evidence that you can keep and will support you during your job applications. The majority of your course is practical meaning you will be physically making or fixing thing that you will keep as evidence.
Any additional costs?
A Course kit list will be provided prior to starting but this briefly consists of Personal Protective Equipment, such as: College polo shirts, boots, overalls and eye protection, with the option of purchasing your own welding helmet. Stationary is also required for your studies, including pens, paper and notepads.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes