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Study Programme - Engineering Mechanical Pathway Level 1

Wakefield College

Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH

Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Level 1
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Course Summary

Are you interested in a career in Engineering?

This study programme focuses on performance using practical skills, knowledge and understanding. Completion of this course will ensure that you have gained practical experience relevant to situations you could face in a job within the engineering sector.

Level 3 Certificate is designed to help you gain a wide range of technical skills and knowledge which will enable you to progress to the second year of Extended Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) where you will be able to specialise in Electrical Electronic Engineering.

Level 3 Extended Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering is studied over two years unless you have completed Level 3 Certificate first.

Future Career and Earning Potentials:

Welder £16K-£35K

Maintenance Fitter £16K-£35K

Electronics Engineering £21K-£65K

Electronics Engineering Technician £18K-£35K

Electrical Engineering £20K-£60K

Electrical Engineering Technician £20K-£38K

(Source: National Careers Service)

Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all levels.

Course Details

What you will study

This study programme will cover a range of the topics and units at each level, some of which are listed below:

If you haven’t already achieved GCSE English and maths at grade 4 you will study this as part of your study programme.

You will study Health & Safety at all levels.

Level 1 Performing Engineering Operations

• Working safely in an engineering environment

• Working efficiently and effectively in engineering

• Working Safely in an engineering environment

Plus, optional engineering units.

How will it be delivered?

By continuous assessment in theory and practice and combination of short answer tests, practical assignments, and online examination.

The qualification and units are graded Pass/Merit/Distinction.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs 9-1

Your next steps...

Further study

On successful completion and with the required English and maths grades you can progress through the levels.

Career opportunities

This course is a first step towards a range of careers in engineering

Additional information

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