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Level 2 Engineering And Technology Skills – (Pre-Apprenticeship Skills Development)

This course is directed towards candidates who wish to gain a practical apprenticeship within the engineering industry. The emphasis of the course is on developing an all-round knowledge and practical base, which has been co-designed with local employers. The skills which you will learn have been specifically requested by engineering companies around the Derby area.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Engineering
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-2-engineering-and-technology-skills-pre-apprenticeship-skills-development
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Course Information for Students

This course is directed towards candidates who wish to gain a practical apprenticeship within the engineering industry. 

The emphasis of the course is on developing an all-round knowledge and practical base, which has been co-designed with local employers. The skills which you will learn have been specifically requested by engineering companies around the Derby area.

You need to be highly motivated and to demonstrate a keen personal interest in pursuing a career in engineering. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications. You will need:

  • A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 3 or above
  • A grade 4 in either English or Maths
  • Machining
  • CNC
  • Welding
  • Hand skills
  • Electronics
  • IT excellence
  • Employer project
  • Work experience
  • Tutorials

This course will be delivered on-site.

You will need to purchase various items of safety equipment (PPE) for workshop sessions. These include safety shoes, an engineering boiler suit and safety glasses. A full list of equipment will be provided in induction week.

The course uses various assessment methods, including written assignments, presentations, poster presentations and phase tests.

Successful completion of this course and the necessary GCSEs will allow you to progress into a practical apprenticeship or onto either the Transition to T level course or the Level 3 T Level in Engineering.

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

Mechanical Engineers

£47927

Mechanical Engineers

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

£45110

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

£26963

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

Electronics Engineers

£44042

Electronics Engineers

Telecommunications Engineers

£33032

Telecommunications 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