How long is the course?
Full-time over one year. Approximately 2.5 days per week.
How will I learn?
A combination of workshop style, hands on and taught classroom sessions using industry standard equipment & lab facilities.
What subjects will I study?
The course consists of five units studied over the year including: engineering environmental health & safety, organisational efficiency & improvement, CAD, fabrication & welding principles, mig welding, producing platework fabrications, producing pipework fabrications, mechanical engineering principles and electrical maintenance.
Every full-time course will include a real experience of work.
Maths and English are an integral part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.
How will I be assessed?
You will be required to complete training tasks, practical competence tests, a portfolio of work, internal & external exams. These tasks will be internally set and marked with external moderation.
Are there any additional costs?
You will need boots, overalls, and stationery equipment.
What are the entry requirements?
A Level 2 in Engineering with maths and science GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 or above. This programme is ideally suited to students who wish to develop both practical skills and technical knowledge and have an enthusiasm for engineering.
Can I get more information?
For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
What opportunities will this lead to?
Progression to a Furness College Level 3 Extended Diploma in Technical Engineering. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview. Students can be employed in the industry in jobs such as CAD operators, draughting or craft and technical engineering roles.