This is a 1 year full time course
About the course
This course is designed to familiarise you with the fundamentals of operating machine tools such as lathes, drilling machines and workshop fitting tools. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in workshop fitting, mechanical and production engineering. It is a combination of classroom and practical workshop
Topics covered on the course will include practical work activities, use of IT, and underpinning knowledge for engineering operations, carrying out basic fitting techniques, carrying out mechanical assembly and producing engineering drawings.
You will also learn some generic engineering skills that can apply to many different types of engineering, including, interpreting engineering drawings and engineering marking out.
Will this course suit me?
If you are interested in taking your first step towards a career in manufacturing, electronics, electrical engineering, product design, aerospace or the automotive industry as a project leader or designer then this course is right for you.
Personal Study Time
You are expected to work independently on project work away from the college.
Level 1 Certificate in Engineering. City and Guilds
What students say about this course.
"Studying Engineering when I left school was the best decision I ever made. Being at College has made me realise that I want a better life for myself and a great career as an engineer in the Royal Navy."
4 GCSEs at Grade 2 above including English Language