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Level 1 in Engineering

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Course CodeJ5009
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaMechanical Engineering
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis qualification is designed to provide you with an introduction to the Engineering sector, giving you the opportunity to develop basic techniques, allowing you to demonstrate and recognise how engineering can open up an exciting career.

With an emphasis on gaining the underpinning knowledge required to progress , this course will help you gain skills & knowledge in engineering skills that can apply to many different types of engineering, including, interpreting engineering drawings and engineering marking out.
It is expected that you would undertake some work experience as part of the course, this is usually in the form of voluntary projects coordinated by the tutors.

We run a series of taster session during the year for you to come and have a go at Engineering to see if this is the right choice for you.
Study OutlineYou will do lots of practical work and will cover lots of different skills including:

Working in Engineering
Engineering Health & Safety
Engineering Principles
Engineering Materials
English & maths
Entry RequirementsAlthough there are no formal entry requirements, a good standard of English and Maths is helpful.

A practical attitude and ability to study at GCSE Level is also required. You will also sit a basic skills assessment in Maths and English to assess whether extra support is needed in both of these areas.
Equipment Assessment will be via assignments, workplace observation, portfolio evidence and online tests.
Attendance 3 days full time
AssessmentYou will be assessed throughout the year using your portfolio of evidence and tests.

Whilst taking one of our full-time courses you will also complete a programme of Functional Skills which could comprise of a combination of English, Maths and ICT. These Functional Skills are an essential requirement for employment progression, higher education and other further education courses.
ProgressionOnce you have completed this course, you will be able to go onto study the Level 2 Engineering or progress onto a Level 2 Apprenticeship, where you will develop your skills further and then be ready to go and work in the industry.
Qualification BTEC
Awarding Body BTEC
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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