Course overviewIf you enjoy understanding how things work, problem solving and making things, this course can develop your skills and put you in a better position to work in the exciting field of engineering.
You’ll be studying in our engineering workshops and classrooms, where you’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and taught the technical and practical aspects of engineering by our team of experienced and qualified tutors. You’ll learn how to use machine tools, measuring and inspection equipment and get to grips with techniques such as fabrication, welding and materials processing.
The programme of study includes:
- Engineering operations,
- Enterprise ideas and problem solving
- 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.
You will study three days a week including compulsory work experience to give you the employability to go and work in the engineering operations industry.
What are the entry requirements?
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 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?
Alternatively, you may wish to seek an advanced level apprenticeship or full time employment in the engineering operations industry as a civil engineering technician, quality control engineer or process engineer.
How do I find out more?
Construction & Engineering
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