Level 3

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green Campus

Starting

Sep 2022

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

Careers

Engineering

This is a full-time, one-year engineering course that aims to develop your knowledge and skills in advanced machining, including advanced milling and turning, CNC machining/programming, and CAM.

During this course, you will learn the following:

  • Engineering and environmental health and safety
  • Engineering organisational efficiency and improvement
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) techniques
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) programming/machining
  • Mechanical engineering principles
  • Advanced milling
  • Advanced turning
  • Advanced manufacture techniques—computer-aided manufacture (CAM)

The course is assessed through a combination of on-screen multiple choice exams and practical and theory assignments.

To study this course you will need to have the following:

GCSE Grade 4 for English Language and Mathematics OR Functional Skills Level 2 for English and Mathematics plus Pass for EAL Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

Upon completion of this course, you can progress into a level 3/4 apprenticeship or into employment.

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.