These courses are designed for new entrants preparing to progress into a career in Mechanical Engineering and allied industries. The course is a broad-based work-related programme which will give an understanding of machining and bench-fitting practices.
The course involves both practical and classroom sessions. You will follow a work-related practical programme which will give you an understanding of the Engineering principles and the practical skills required by the modern tradesperson. You will also be involved in classroom study which will teach you about Engineering as a business and the theory that will underpin your practical knowledge.
Subjects studied include:
You will attend college for three days a week for one year (36 weeks). The course starts in September.
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Three GCSEs at Grade C or above, including maths and English, or an appropriate qualification at Level 1 and an interview. Applicants should demonstrate an aptitude for Engineering craft skills and the interest and ability to cope with the demands of the course.