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September 1 year Level 2 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational
September 1 year Level 2 Ashington Main Campus Full-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is designed as standalone one-year full time course in Engineering, that develops an understanding of general Engineering principles and supports progression to Level 3, an apprenticeship or into Employment.

This course is for students who wish to follow a career in mechanical/manufacturing engineering and electrical/electronic engineering.

You will learn how to use engineering manuals and workshop diagrams and learn how to use different engineering machinery and equipment, basic electronics and welding. Ideal if you are considering a career in mechanical/manufacturing or electrical/electronic engineering.

You should have 2 GCSE's at Grade 4/C or above in mathematics, English and Science including grade 4 in mathematics or a relevant Level 1 qualification.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

The course is comprised of a mixture of externally set exams and internally set assessments. Your progress will be assessed at regular intervals for each subject using classroom and workshop-based assignments. They will need to be completed within a specified period of time then handed in by a set deadline date. There are two examinations for this course.

A good understanding of maths and English is required with a minimum of grade 4 in maths. English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 16:15 Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

The aim of this course is to give you the opportunity to gain broad knowledge and understanding of, the Engineering sector and to support progression to a specialised Level 3 qualifications in Engineering, or to an Apprenticeship. It will give you the opportunity to enter and follow a career in mechanical/manufacturing engineering, electrical/electronic and other wide range of Engineering sector job roles.

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What’s next?

On successful completion of the course you will be encouraged to consider progression onto a BTEC Level 3 in Engineering course, seek progression as a Level 3 apprentice or you could continue your career by gaining employment.

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