Level 1 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply – completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and or/ pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Plus at least a Grade 2 in GCSE Maths, English and Science. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

This one-year course imitates the types of skills needed in the workplace by using machinery, tools and equipment representative of industry standards.

 This course is particularly suitable for you if:

  • You wish to become a Mechanical Engineer.
  • You are thinking about Mechanical Engineering as a career but would like some experience of the job role first, or wish to learn new skills.

Your course

Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

Mandatory Units:

  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information

Specialist Units:

  • Centre Lathe Turning
  • Milling

Progression

Many of our students progress onto the Full-Time Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at Selby College or apply for university.

Entry requirements

Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply – completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and or/ pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Plus at least a Grade 2 in GCSE Maths, English and Science. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Potential Careers

  • Mechanical Engineer

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply – completed an educational programme with GCSEs to Grade 2, and or/ pass grades in alternative relevant qualifications. Plus at least a Grade 2 in GCSE Maths, English and Science. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

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