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: 9
Course Coordinator: Mel.Taggart@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
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: 15
Course Coordinator: Russell.Fleming@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

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)

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

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

    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.

    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.