Performing Engineering Operations NVQ level 2 Diploma at City College Brighton and Hove
The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (QCF) has been designed to cover those learners who require
a broad range of engineering competencies to enable safe progression into the workplace/employment, are undertaking an
Engineering Apprenticeship or are in employment but require additional engineering competencies as part of an existing job role or to enable career progression which involves the application of skills, knowledge and understanding in a range of work activities often performed in a variety of contexts.
The qualification is made up of mandatory and optional units.
The mandatory units cover those areas which have a common approach, such as health & safety. The optional units vary from using lathes and milling machines to welding equipment and producing mechanical assemblies. Performing Engineering Operations at Level 2 forms a major component of Semta's engineering apprenticeship framework and allows progression onto a variety of other Level 3 engineering related qualifications. Course content: The following are mandatory units: Working safely in an engineering environment, Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively and Using and communicating technical information.
A rules of combination system is used to determine the remaining units.
Applicants should have English and maths GCSE at grade C (higher tier) and a science subject, preferably physics, at grade D. Applicants who meet at least the maths requirement, but not the other two, should still apply.
Interview for entry: Interview required
Applicants should have a good idea about their career aims and how gaining this qualification will help them achieve their aims. They should be prepared to discuss this at interview.
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
This qualification could allow progression onto other related sectors qualifications for example: 7576 – Level 3 Business improvement techniques and 2850 – Level 3 Diploma in Engineering.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.