Course Information

Skill for Work Level 1 Engineering

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Mel.Taggart@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Simon.Keenan@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Russell.Fleming@swc.ac.uk

Description

The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -

  • 1) Engineering focused qualifications (Combined)
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  • Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Performing Engineering
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  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Engineering
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  • 2) Essential skills at an appropriate level in:
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  • Numeracy
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  • Literacy
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  • ICT
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  • 3) Also broader transferable skills
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  • Employability
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  • Personal and Social Skills
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  • Health literacy
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    Additional Information

    You will be supported to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level._x000D_ _x000D_ You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability, Personal and Social Development and Health literacy._x000D_ _x000D_ You will be supported to gain a work placement in the Engineering sector. _x000D_

    Course Content

    You will learn basic health and safety, how to read and take basic engineering instructions in order to carryout basic MIG welding and fitting activities.

    Core Modules

    Welding _x000D_ Produce the following MIG welds to specification in the Flat and Horizontal Vertical position _x000D_

  • fillet lap joints
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  • Tee fillet joints
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  • corner joints
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  • butt joints
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  • Fitting
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  • Produce components to specification using such things as
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  • hand sawing
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  • band sawing
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  • filing
  • drilling
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  • threading equipment
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  • power operated machines
  • _x000D_ Plus _x000D_ Essential Skills and Broader transferable skills in preparation and to support working in an engineering environment. _x000D_

    Assessment Method

    The Mandatory units (includes H&S) are assessed by an online multiple-choice assessment. The practical units are assessed by short answer question papers and practical tasks completed in the college workshop.

    Progression Opportunities

    Completion of the Skills for Work Level 1 in Engineering enables career progression to the Level 2 Apprenticeship.

    Entry Requirements

    No Formal Qualifications Required.