Performing Engineering Operations (Mechanical) Level 2 Diploma at New College Durham
A full-time course of primarily a practical nature for young people who wish to pursue a career in electrical, mechanical or manufacturing engineering. The training is undertaken in our new well-equipped workshops. Students will study for a Performing Engineering Operations Qualifications Level 2.
The main qualification is the EAL Performing Engineering Operations Award at Level 2 consisting of mandatory and specialist units.
- Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
- Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
- Using and Communicating Technical Information
General Support Units
- General Bench Fitting
- Setting and Operation of Centre Lathes
- Setting and Operation of Manual Milling Machines
As well as this you will also receive a weekly tutorial, take part in course enrichment activities and study Functional Skills at your appropriate level in either: Application of Number, Communication or Information Technology.
A minimum GCSE Grade D in Maths, English and Science or completion of an appropriate Level 1 course in Engineering. As part of the admissions procedure you will have an interview with a member of the curriculum team and also undertake initial assessments in literacy, numeracy and practical skills.
This course is assessed by a range of methods that will include practical training exercises, practical assessments and other coursework. Continuous assessment will be in the form of practical and written assignments.
This qualification could lead to progression onto an Apprenticeship programme or other engineering based courses. Students may continue their training in order to achieve NVQ Level 3.Related careers
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.