This course prepares learners for a highly-skilled and highly-paid job in engineering, allowing them to be the first in the queue for apprenticeships.
Using our state-of-the-art facilities three days a week, you'll work towards an EAL Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations whilst gaining valuable work experience in a manufacturing and engineering environment. This qualification enables a sound grounding for entry into the sector's employment, as, with exciting new job opportunities opening up in Engineering, competition will be great, with potential employers looking for those with a head-start in training and a proven record of commitment to the Engineering disciplines.
The course runs three days a week for twenty-five weeks.
The course takes a hands-on approach to training by providing learners with:
• Core knowledge and understanding of a range of occupational roles from across the engineering and manufacturing sector.
• Core behaviours that will ensure success in their role and help them to achieve their potential.
• A wide range of core knowledge and behaviours that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors.
Engineering Environment Awareness
Engineering Maths and Science Principles
Fitting and Assembly Techniques
This qualification is suitable for learners in full time education who would like to gain core knowledge and understanding of a range of occupational roles from across the engineering and manufacturing sector. The qualification may also be suitable for learners who are considering a career change. The qualification has been specifically designed to provide learners with the core knowledge and behaviours required for a range of Manufacturing and Engineering occupational roles or to offer progression into a higher level of study or an Apprenticeship. It is suitable for learners aged:
Learners must be between 16 and 19 years old. Any entry requirements for this qualification can be found in the relevant Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Standard. Learners must have the potential to achieve all aspects of the qualification. In particular, learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required to comply with the health and safety aspects of the qualification, the completion of the learning outcomes, and the assessments.
All PPE and tools will be provided for the duration of the programme. Learners will be expected to provide their own pens, pencils, calculator and stationery.
Successful candidates can progress on to Level 3 Engineering programmes and typical job roles include:
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer
Processing or Finishing Engineer
Technical Support Engineer
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