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Engineering Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 EMTA Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course would provide you with the practical skills to begin a rewarding career in the dynamic engineering industry. The course is covers Mechanical Engineering, Fabrication & Welding and Electrical/Fluid Power Engineering.

Course content

This course would provide you with the practical skills to begin a rewarding career in the dynamic engineering industry. The course units include: Fitting, Machining, Producing Sheet Metal Components and Assemblies, Joining by Welding, Working in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Machinging by Turning. You will also learn how to work safely in this mechanical environment.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-D/ 9-3 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


Through competence based assessment within individual units, and external examinations for the Certificate in Engineering Level 2.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

You will be eligible to apply for an Engineering apprenticeship and progress onto a Level 3 in an engineering discipline.

Further information

You will enjoy trips to engineering related exhibitions and employers.

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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    • The College's Pagefield Centre is a purpose built facility to educate students, apprentices and tradespeople of the future.

      This state-of-the-art facility offers a range of Courses in Construction Crafts and Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering.

      Large workshops and training environments, together with the latest machinery, software and equipment allow our students to gain the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

      The Centre boasts an excellent reputation amongst a range of employers across the Wigan Borough which is exemplified by our students quickly progressing into the professional industry.

      Pagefield Centre is currently receiving a £1.4m development in top of the range facilities to add to its already impressive learning environment.

      The turning and milling workshops will soon have new and upgraded equipment, which will include the latest technology in fabrication and welding.

      There will also be a plasma cutting bed and a new thermodynamic and fluid mechanic laboratory.

      To complement this state of the art equipment, students will have access to the latest finite element analysis software, CAD / CAM, hydraulics and pneumatics software, enabling them to experience learning in a high-spec environment.

      If you're considering a future in the trades, then this Centre could be your pathway to success.