Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply – 4 GCSE passes at Grade 3, to include English, Maths and Science. At least 2 GCSE subjects at Grade 3 are required alongside alternative GCSE qualifications. 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 is designed to allow you to gain a good grounding and develop skills within the Mechanical Engineering sector.

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

Mandatory Units:

  • Working Safely in Engineering
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Carrying out Engineering Activities Efficiently and Effectively

 Specialist Units:

  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines
  • Preparing and Using Manual Metal Arc Welding Equipment

In addition, you will be expected to successfully complete a one-week work placement.

Progression

Many of our students progress onto the Full Time Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Mechanical route) at Selby College.

Entry Requirements

Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply – 4 GCSE passes at Grade 3, to include English, Maths and Science. At least 2 GCSE subjects at Grade 3 are required alongside alternative GCSE qualifications. 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 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply – 4 GCSE passes at Grade 3, to include English, Maths and Science. At least 2 GCSE subjects at Grade 3 are required alongside alternative GCSE qualifications. 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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