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Engineering Certificate Level 1

  • 1

    Level
    Level 1

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2022

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    A0080

Start Date

  • September 2022, Full Time

Summary

Students will learn about basic Engineering, design, materials and hand skills. The course covers essential elements of both theory and practical to give the fundamental knowledge and skills, and to help identify next steps into this diverse and rapidly changing career path. Throughout the course students will gain valuable practical experience and learn how to promote themselves in the job market. They will also learn various core skills in teamwork, communication, digital skills and problem solving.

Units of study include:
Unit 101 - Working in Engineering:

  • Health & Safety including employer and employee rights and responsibilities with in the workplace
  • Environmental impact of industry and work practices
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Sectors in Engineering
  • Key Engineering materials
  • Engineering Information Technology

Unit 102 - Hand Fitting

  • Using Engineering information and practical skills to manufacture engineering components using a variety of industry standard tools and equipment

Unit 115 – CAD and Technical Drawing

  • Understanding the concepts of conveying and interpreting technical information using industry recognised technical drawing skills.
  • Using CAD software and manual techniques to create technical drawings

Students will also continue with core studies Maths and English until they achieve a Grade 4 in each. Support will be available where necessary or identified.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have achieved GCSE Grades 2 and above in both Maths and English, this course contains Maths.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students will be given the opportunity to progress to the Level 2 (T Level Transition Engineering) course, or another Level 2 course within the college.

Objective

As the complexity of all areas of Engineering technology increases, this course is designed to introduce students to the common fundamental elements that will help provide guidance on their next steps.

Assessment

Assessment on the course is through short answer questions, practical workshop exercises and online assessment.

Progression

The Level 1 course is designed to keep students progression options open. They can progress to the Level 2 (T Level Transition Engineering) or other Level 2 courses within the college. Students are encouraged to investigated all options to ensure they are working towards their full potential.

Career Progression

Successful students will have the ability to apply for apprenticeships in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

Fees

If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop In addition to this there will be costs for Uniform of steel toe capped boots, trousers and logo shirt. Approximate costs £40 Please check our Finance pages for information on financial support, fee information and student travel offers that are available. Alternatively, please contact the Advice Shop.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.