Course Information


Skills for Life and Work Level 1 Engineering

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
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: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
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

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
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 qualifications (Combined)

  • Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations
  • 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 fundamental engineering instructions in order to carryout basic MIG welding and Fitting activities.

    Core Modules

    WeldingProduce the following MIG welds to specification in the Flat and Horizontal Vertical position

  • Fillet lap joints
  • Tee fillet joints
  • Corner joints
  • Butt joints
  • FittingProduce components to specification including
  • Hand sawing
  • Band sawing
  • Filing
  • Drilling
  • Threading equipment
  • Power operated machines
  • Plus Essential Skills and Broader transferable skills in preparation and to support working in an engineering environment.

    Assessment Method

    The Mandatory units (includes Health & Safety) 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 Life and Work Level 1 in Engineering enables career progression to the Level 2 Apprenticeship.

    Entry Requirements

    No Formal Qualifications Required.