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Engineering & Motor Maintenance Level 1 at Reaseheath College

Course description

Are you interested in engineering? This very practical course offers you a great introduction to a range of engineering skills including using hand tools, welding and electrical wiring.

You’ll spend plenty of practical sessions in our specially equipped workshops developing your knowledge and skills around the maintenance of automotive and agricultural vehicles.

This course will help you build work related skills in preparation for further training or employment.

You will gain:

  • Level 1 qualification in Engineering/Motor Vehicle and Maintenance
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Course content

  • Tractor and buggy driving
  • Electrical wiring
  • Engine dismantling
  • Welding – Mig/Arc
  • Working with hand tools
  • Vehicle repair
  • Health and safety
  • Personal development classes
  • Preparation for interview
  • Job applications and course applications
  • You will undertake a 2-3 week work placement
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Entry requirements

  • Some GCSEs at grades E/F (or equivalent)
  • If you think your grades will be below E/F, we advise you to apply for the Entry Level Programme

Future opportunities

Course options after this programme

  • Level 2 Diploma in Agricultural Engineering
  • Level 2 Engineering Apprenticeship

Career options

  • Semi-skilled mechanic for dealership
  • Mechanic on large mechanised farm
  • Welder and fabricator
  • Tractor driver or mechanic

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reaseheath College directly.

Last updated date: 13 September 2016

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    • You will be studying in the beautiful, rural setting of Cheshire, one mile from the market town of Nantwich with good connections to Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Chester. 

      The Reaseheath campus itself is small enough to retain its friendly, family atmosphere, but large enough for you to be able to mix with lots of groups of students. 

      Our front lawn is great to sit out on during the summer and the College lake has much wildlife to watch. 

      Over the past few years we have invested over £50 million in our campus to give you the best possible environment for learning. 

      A further £30 million investment is planned for the campus including a £6 million advanced agricultural technology and engineering facility, new halls of residence and new sporting facilities.