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Engineering Level 1 and 2 City and Guilds at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

This course provides an opportunity for learners to improve their GCSE English and GCSE maths grades to grade C and also direct progression onto the BTEC Level 3 Engineering*.

Course content

With an emphasis on practical study in our outstanding manufacturing workshops, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to carry out basic manufacturing processes including, fabrication, sheet metal work, lathe operation and welding. You will also learn some generic engineering skills that can apply to many different types of engineering, including, interpreting engineering drawings and engineering marking out.

Entry requirements

Ideally learners must have achieved GSCE Grades D or E with at least a grade D in Mathematics. Learners must also have a positive school report, a satisfactory interview with one of the Engineering team and take an initial assessment.

Future opportunities

This course provides direct progression onto the Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Engineering – Manufacturing Technology course, full time employment in the engineering manufacturing industry or a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacturing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Banbury and Bicester College directly.

Last updated date: 22 January 2016
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      • From the M40: leave the motorway at Junction 9 and head North on the A41 towards Bicester. At the roundabout take the third exit continuing on to the A41, and at the next roundabout take the second exit along the A4421. Go straight over the next three roundabouts and take the first exit on the fourth roundabout into Launton Road. Take the first turning on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From Buckingham/Milton Keynes: follow the A4421 from Buckingham to just outside the town of Bicester. You will come to a large roundabout at Caversfield. Turn left at this roundabout (this is the ring road around Bicester and will be signposted A41 Aylesbury).
 At the next roundabout turn right into Launton Road. Take the first turing on the left into Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.
      • From the A43: turn left at Baynards Green (Garage) roundabout towards Bicester. Continue to the next roundabout just outside Bicester, and turn left towards the Ring Road (A41). 
Go straight over the following roundabout and then turn right at the next one towards Bicester Town. Take next turn left into the Telford Industrial Estate, then left again into Telford Road. The college is at the end of the road on the left hand side.