If you work in the engineering industry and want to learn advanced engineering skills as well as gain a recognised qualification, this City & Guilds Diploma is the course for you!
You will learn advanced techniques in engineering principles. machining, CAD, welding processes and fabrication techniques and procedures. The course covers a range of aspects including tooling, lathes, milling, 2D and 3D CAD, MIG, and sheetmetal work, as well as safe working practices and engineering communication.
To access this course you are required to have:
Level 2 qualification in Engineering
Appropriate level of maths and English to enable you to produce the required standard of work
On this course you will study a selection of the following modules:
Working safely in an engineering environment
Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
Machining by lathe
Machining By milling
Principles of welding
Producing components using MIG and sheet metal work techniques
By studying this course you will gain:
Indepth knowledge and understanding of metalworking techniques
Advanced skills in machining techniques
Advanced skills in computer aided design
Advanced skills in fabrication and welding techniques
An understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace
Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:
Observation or practical tasks
Successful completion of the course will enable you to:
Gain a engineering apprenticeship
Get a job in the engineering industry
Progress to a Level 4 (higher education) qualification such as a HNC*
*If you do not have the required standard of maths to enrol on the qualification you will be required to complete the part-time Bridging Maths for Engineering course)
We have a state-of-the-art modern engineering workshop equipped with a range of industry-standard machine shop with fabrication and welding machines, CNC lasers and press brakes, and 2D and 3D CAD suites.
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 and showcasing your talents in competitions.