Engineering C&G Level 1 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Engineering C&G Level 1 Certificate

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If you want a career in engineering this course will give you an introduction to the fundamental basics of the industry.

You will develop a range of practical skills, including machining and welding, get the chance to improve your English and maths grades as part of the course*, and complete a work experience placement to bring your learning to life.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to pursue an engineering apprenticeship or progress to the BTEC Level 2 extended certificate in engineering

As part of the qualification, you will be required to undertake work experience.

Also, if you earn less than £30,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE!

To access this course you are required to have:

· GCSEs Grade 2 or above in maths and English, and preferably a 3 in maths.

As part of the admissions process you will be required to attend an interview with an admissions tutor and complete an online assessment based on engineering principles.

During the course you will study the following units:

· Working in engineering

You will also have a range of optional units including:

· Hand-fitting skills

· Working with lathes

· MIG welding

· TIG welding

*You will also study for GCSE English and maths if you do not already have the required level of qualification.


By studying this course you will:

· Gain a basic understanding of the engineering industry

· Develop a range of industry skills

· Gain knowledge and skills in machining and welding

· Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace

· Develop your maths and English

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:

One online test

Practical assessments

Written questions and answers

Successful completion of the course will enable you to:

· Progress to Level 2 in engineering

· Gain an engineering apprenticeship

We have a state-of-the-art modern engineering workshop equipped with a range of industry-standard equipment including millers, lathes, CNC tooling and laser cutters, 3D and 2D CAD suites, along with fabrication and welding equipment such as Guillotines, Folders, Hand Tools, TIG, MIG and MMA.

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to take part in a range of additional activities to enhance your learning such as industry visits, hearing from inspirational speakers, taking part in fundraising events and showcasing your talents in competitions.


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