In East Yorkshire, Engineering is the biggest employment sector and it is growing all the time. Some huge contracts have been awarded to multinational companies in the area and these have created lots of job opportunities. This course will provide you with an ideal qualification to progress into these types of jobs or onto the Level 3 course.
What will you learn?
The units covered in this course are:
• Working in engineering
• Engineering technology
• Manufacturing technology
• Bench fitting
• Fabricating sheet metal
• Constructing and testing electronic circuits
Most of the course is completed internally through work done in the workshop and in the classroom. Two of the units are externally assessed by examinations; these will be completed in January and June.
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is for you if you want a career in one of the many different fields of engineering. It is also a progression route to our City & Guilds Level 3 in Engineering course.
You must have at least four GCSEs at grade 3 or higher or a minimum of a Pass in one Level 2 BTEC or equivalent. You will also need to have achieved a grade 3 in Maths. It is preferable that you have a grade 3 in Science or a Pass at BTEC Science, but this can be considered further at your enrolment appointment.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to hear from academic and industry professionals in talks and workshops, as well as visiting leading universities across the UK. You will also be given the chance to take part in multiple Upskilling activities, including our Green Power Team.
This is the perfect course to set the basis for a Level 3 qualification in Engineering.
Students who complete a qualification in Engineering go on to a wide variety of jobs. These can include: Electrical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Architect, Chemical Engineer, Conservationist or Mechanic.