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Performing Engineering Operations (QCF) (Mechanical & Electronic) EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

This introductory course is for students with little or no knowledge of mechanical or electronic engineering.

It serves as a foundation for studying engineering at a higher level within the college, such as the National Extended Diploma (depending on achievement and maths results).

Alternatively, the Level 2 NVQ may be used as an entry for working in an engineering environment at an elementary level.

Course content

The course is made up from core and specialist modules.

Core units are:

  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
  • Using & communicating Technical Information
  • Carrying Out engineering activities Efficiently & Effectively

Specialist Subject:

  • Mathematics

Mechanical Modules
For students who wish to follow the mechanical engineering route:

  • Producing Components using Hand
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning
  • Producing CAD Models (Drawings) using a CAD System

Electronic Modules
For students who wish to follow the electronic engineering route:

  • Wiring and Testing Electrical Equipment & Circuits
  • Assembling and Testing Electronic Circuits
  • Producing Electrical or Electronic Engineering Drawings using a CAD System

 

You will also be required to study functional skills in English & mathematics at an appropriate level.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs A*-D. Or PEO/AQA Diploma or equivalent with extra maths unit/GCSE grade D maths.

Foundation Learning qualification of at least 26 credits with Functional Skills at Entry 3/Level 1

Compulsory attendance at a college interview day with assessment in English maths and technical skills.

Assessment

Each module will have a series of class tests and assignments to be completed which students will build into a portfolio in order to complete the course successfully. The course has an emphasis on practical work in addition to using a mixture of theory, active lectures, and group activities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 10 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities