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Engineering Level 2 at Malvern Hills College

Course description

This course is partly run at the META (Mechanical Engineering Training Academy) on Vale Business Park in Evesham, as well as in the engineering workshops at our Evesham campus.

Course content

What’s involved?

Studies will include:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Carrying out engineering activities efficiently
  • Using and communicatiing technical information
  • Using hand tools for bench fitting
  • Prepare and using lathes for turning operations
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Developing and maintaining working relationships
  • Moving materials within manufacturing operations
  • Getting ready for manufacturing operations
  • Completing manufacturing operations

All practical assessments have to be within a +/-0.25mm tolerance.

How will I be studying?

You will be studying in a tool making, precision engineering workshop. The META works closely with the industry and local employers.

The practical element of your prpgramme will be developed at the META (Mechanical Engineering Training Academy) on Vale Business Park (5 minutes by minibus from the Evesham campus).  You will attend college at the Evesham campus for other elements of your study programme.

As part of this programme you will undertake work experience in a variety of engineering settings.

Entry requirements

You will need to have four GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English or gained the Level 1 Engineering qualification, or similar relevant qualification. All applicants will need to have a successful interview.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Level 2 course students can choose to progress on to the Level 3 full-time programme or an Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 August 2016

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    • The Evesham campus is a short walk from Evesham town centre. It is well placed for bus links from the surroundings area.

      The campus has...

      ·         A state of the art motor vehicle workshops

      ·         New hair & beauty training salons called PURE - Hair, Beauty & Relaxation, which are also open to the public

      ·         Training rooms for public services and construction

      ·         A dedicated health and childcare teaching area

      ·         Fully equipped IT facilities and media suite

      ·         A new photographic studio

      ·         An Energy Training Centre

      ·         Indoor and outdoor animal care facilities

      We also have a well equipped Learning Resources Centre and an excellent refreshment and relaxation area in The Hub, which includes a Costa Coffee Shop.