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NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations – Level 2

This course is ideal for any employee in the workplace who wishes to gain a qualification relating to basic engineering skills, such as hand fitting, turning and milling. This course is ideal if you work in an engineering company and wish to gain the basic skills that could further your career.

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements exist for this course. You need to be in the engineering industry and have willing and motivation to complete the course. You will need to have an interest and ability to complete practical tasks in the workshop. You will attend the college in the evening for 3 hours per week over a 34 week period. You will need to complete some work in your own time. We suggest you need to spend 1 – 2 hours per week completing work in your own time

Course Content

This course involves completing 6 units. For each unit 2 elements are required. The first is Knowledge Evidence. For this evidence you must answer a set of knowledge questions. The second is Performance Evidence. For this evidence you must produce a number of tasks in the engineering workshop. These tasks will prove you are competent in the required skills, such as, hand fitting.

How will I be taught?

You will attend college on one evening per week to complete the required work. The engineering workshop has the required facilities to enable you to complete these tasks. You will get full guidance and support from your Assessor.

How will I be assessed?

You will produce a portfolio of evidence. Your Assessor will check this portfolio on a regular basis. Observations will be carried out by your Assessor while you are in the workshop to prove you are competent in the set tasks. You must complete all knowledge questions, practical tasks and written work for all 6 units to complete the course.

Will I need any extra equipment?

Personal Protective Equipment is required. This PPE is an overall and safety boots. You will need to wear this PPE at all times when in the workshop. A portfolio will be provided for you to collect your evidence.

What qualifications will I get?

You will gain a Qualification in Performing Engineering Operations at Level 2.

What will it allow me to do in the future?

South Downs College offers a broad range of part-time courses and within the Engineering Department there are many qualifications on offer that will help with your career progression. The next qualification that you could take would be the BTEC Diploma in Electronic or Manufacturing Engineering. Please see our website for more details (southdowns.ac.uk)

Course Information

If you need any more details on this course, please contact Graham Walters on 023 9279 7979

This course information is accurate at the time of printing but is subject to change.

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