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Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing Level 1 – Full Time

Using the latest suite of advanced engineering resources, the one-year Level 1 Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing has been designed for school leavers to support their development as engineers, enabling them to progress to recognised vocational qualifications relevant to the sector. A key part of the course is the development of English and Mathematics to GCSE level.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Engineering
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/introduction-to-engineering-and-manufacturing-level-1-full-time
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Course Information for Students

The city of Derby and the surrounding area is world renowned for its engineering and manufacturing industry and is populated with world leading employers and their high quality supply chains.

The engineering sector is also still growing at a considerable rate, particularly with the development of new technologies which in turn has led to skill shortages and demand for high performing engineers.

Using the latest suite of advanced engineering resources, the one-year Level 1 Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing has been designed for school leavers to support their development as engineers, enabling them to progress to recognised vocational qualifications relevant to the sector. A key part of the course is the development of English and Mathematics to GCSE level.

Achievement of the following GCSE grades are the minimum entry requirements for the course:

  • English 2
  • Maths 2
  • Science 2

The course will focus on GCSE resits in English and Mathematics. 

The following Engineering topics will be covered on the course:

  • Electronics
  • Handfitting
  • Welding
  • Fluid Power
  • Machining
  • Science

The completion of the Engineering components will lead to the award of a College certificate.

This course will be delivered on-site.

In addition to regular writing materials and a scientific calculator, specific PPE may need to be purchased for selected activities.

You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Written assignments
  • Practical assessments
  • Presentations
  • Project work
  • Examination – English and Maths

Further Study

On successful achievement of the Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing, you could progress to a Level 2 Engineering course at the College.

Careers

Alternatively, and with employment in a qualifying role, an apprenticeship in Engineering may be possible.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Engineering Technicians

£40493

Engineering Technicians

Civil Engineers

£47465

Civil Engineers

IT Engineers

£29175

IT Engineers

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

£91912

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

Mechanical Engineers

£47927

Mechanical Engineers

Telecommunications Engineers

£33032

Telecommunications Engineers

Electronics Engineers

£44042

Electronics Engineers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:56 pm