Essential information:

Title:

Level 2 - Engineering and Technology Mechanical and Electronic

Code:

000420/1/1

Start date:

04/09/2017

End date:

04/07/2018

Weekly hours:

15 hours per week

Location:

Broadstairs

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What does this course involve?

Our qualifications allow you to learn about electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering – all key growth areas in the UK. Engineers shape the world, from developing new mobile phone technology, to designing buildings and making components for aircraft, the career opportunities are endless. You’ll learn theory and practical skills, and all of our courses can lead to employment or higher education. Electronic Engineering If it's a practical, real-world device that produces or uses electricity it was probably designed by an electrical engineer. With the digital age, there is a need for more advanced electrical technology, and our courses will let you focus on the design and development of electrical equipment. Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineers design and manufacture anything from small individual parts and devices, to large systems for machine tools and even spacecraft. Mechanical Engineering can lead into a wide range of jobs across many manufacturing industries. Our courses cover skills such as CAD (Computer Aided Design), milling, turning and fitting and assembly techniques. You’ll learn mechanical and electronic engineering principles. Units will include engineering environment awareness, engineering techniques, engineering principles, turning and milling techniques, electronic systems and devices, and understanding computer-aided drawing (CAD). Our fully fitted workshops are equipped with up to date technology replicating industry allowing us to provide hands on practical experience within the engineering sector; this combined with professional industry trained teaching staff ensures high success rates and multiple progression routes. You can look forward to the opportunity to take part in intercollege skills competitions at local and national level and the chance of work experience with leading community partners such as Cummins and Emco Wheaton. This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at D grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 1 vocationally related programmes.

Assessment

You will learn through practical sessions in our Centre for Environmental Technologies.

Delivery is by practical demonstration and assessment. You will be assessed via written coursework and assignments s. There are course specific unit assignments which are internally assessed with an end of course online exam based on the mandatory units.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.



Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Opportunities

On successful completion you will have gained a range of experience in a variety of engineering disciplines and be prepared for employment with a valuable mix of skills and knowledge. You could chose to progress on to one of our Level 3 Study Programmes or continue on to one of our Apprenticeships.

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