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Level 1 – Introduction To Technology (Engineering, Welding And Motor Vehicle)

This course is designed to give you an insight into engineering, fabrication and welding, and motor vehicle studies. You will spend 12 weeks in each area learning the basic skills required to help you decide which career path to take.

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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/level-1-introduction-to-technology-engineering-welding-and-motor-vehicle
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Course Information for Students

This course is designed to give you an insight into engineering, fabrication and welding, and motor vehicle studies. You will spend 12 weeks in each area learning the basic skills required to help you decide which career path to take.

You will study mechanical and electrical engineering covering hand skills, machining and basic electrical principles. In welding you will experience different types of welding and fabrication techniques while in motor vehicle you will learn about the various vehicle systems, including working safely and basic servicing techniques for various vehicle systems.

The entry requirements for this course are:

GCSE Maths – grade 2

GCSE English – grade 2

  • Engineering hand skills
  • Machining
  • Fabrication and welding
  • Vehicle operation and repair techniques
  • Basic servicing techniques for various vehicle systems
  • Work experience
  • Tutorials including character education
  • GCSE Maths and GCSE English

This course will be delivered on-site.

You will need to purchase several items of safety equipment (PPE) for workshop sessions, such as safety boots, an engineering boiler suit and safety glasses. A full list of the equipment required will be provided in induction week.

You will be assessed through a mix of practical assessments, presentations and phase tests. You will also study towards GCSE Maths and English in which you will undertake the necessary exams.

Upon completion of this course, students can progress to a full study programme in either Engineering or Motor Vehicle Studies.

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

Design and Development Engineers

£47368

Design and Development Engineers

IT Engineers

£29175

IT Engineers

Mechanical Engineers

£47927

Mechanical Engineers

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

£45110

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

Electronics Engineers

£44042

Electronics Engineers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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DCG Success Stories

Rosie Dales

Welding student Rosie forges ahead in fabrications

I'm really enjoying the college work. The tutor is focussed on the students and I'm making good progress. I think it's going well. I'm taking small steps at a time. After I qualify I might go on to a higher qualification and see where that takes me. We'll see.

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:55 pm