NSCG | Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
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Course overview

This full time, one year course is perfect if you want to work in engineering operations. Engineering is seen as one of the most important industries in the world as it helps create change in society through technological breakthroughs. You can also prove your ability in areas of the industry such as fabrication, welding and materials processing. You will study four days a week including compulsory work experience to give you the employability to go and work in the engineering operations industry. The programme of study includes engineering operations, English, maths, work experience, enterprise ideas and problem solving. You will first be assessed in English and maths before taking an exam in your vocational area of study. Work to occupation standards of health and safety. Learn how to use machine tools and hand tools to produce components to meet industry standards. Use measuring and inspection equipment to check for accuracy of components. Develop engineering communication skills. Introduction to apprenticeships and routes to employment.

What are the entry requirements?

You will have 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview.

How is it assessed?

You will complete a range of practical projects and will be assessed and monitored throughout the year on these. You will also compile a portfolio of all of this work to show what you have learned. You will complete tests and assignments in maths and English.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

You can move up to our BTEC Diploma in Engineering Level 3 course or a relative course. You can sign up to an advanced level apprenticeship or seek employment in the engineering operations industry as a civil engineering technician, quality control engineer or process engineer.

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