Engineering BTEC Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre
Do you wish to follow a career in machining or maintenance engineering? Our Level 1 Diploma in Engineering will give you the foundation skills and knowledge necessary to apply your trade to the world of work through practical experience and expert tuition from those in the industry.
The main topics to be studied will include:
- Working Safely in an engineering environment
- Developing skills in the planning and manufacture of mechanical and electrical components including bench work and lathes
- Routine servicing of mechanical equipment
- Working in teams
- Producing and reading of engineering drawings
Minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade E/2 or above to include Maths and English, a suitable reference and a successful interview.
To pass this course you will need to complete both the practical and written assignments set by the tutors. There are no exams as part of the course.
If you are successful on this course, you will be able to continue studying towards level 2 in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering or possibly secure an apprenticeship with and engineering company
You will need to provide overalls and safety footwear as well as pens, paper and a scientific calculator.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.
If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.