• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

The course involves learning and developing the skills and knowledge needed to work in an engineering environment. The course has both practical and theory content which is covered by training and assessment tasks.

Level
Level 2
Duration
1 year full-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

You will need to complete five units which will give you a value of 35 credits.

The course requires the completion of three mandatory units and two optional assessment routes.

There are 3 mandatory units:

  • Unit 201 – Working in Engineering
  • Unit 202 – Principles of Engineering
  • Unit 212 – Principles of Fabrication and Welding technology

There are two optional units that can be picked from the following:

  • Unit 213 – Welding by Manual Metal ARC process
  • Unit 214 – Welding by MIG process
  • Unit 215 – Welding by TIG process
  • Unit 218 – Fabricating thick plate

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • GCSE Grades D & above in English and Maths
  • Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 1 City & Guilds 2850 Welding & Fabrications

All applicants must complete an Initial Assessment in Maths and English and will need to attend an individual interview.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Paul Smith
01302 558265
paul.smith@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • GCSE Grades D & above in English and Maths
  • Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 1 City & Guilds 2850 Welding & Fabrications

All applicants must complete an Initial Assessment in Maths and English and will need to attend an individual interview.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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