Course Information

Level 2 Engineering (Skill for Work & APPNI)

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: 3
Course Coordinator: John.Curry@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: 8
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: 3
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 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering
  • 2. Essential skills at an appropriate level in:
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • ICT
  • 3. Also broader transferable skills
  • Employability
  • Personal and Social Development
  • The course supports learner skills and knowledge development for the following pathways: Maintenance Technology; Fabrication and Welding Technology; Electrical and Electronics Technology, Technical Support.

    Additional Information

    Additional units can be undertaken to support company/job requirements.

    Course Content

    You will learn

  • Health and Safety in Engineering, how to read and take engineering instructions in order to carryout engineering activities including the following:
  • 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 using such things as:
  • measuring and marking
  • sawing
  • filing
  • drilling
  • threading equipment
  • power operated machines
  • Plate workProduce plate work components and assemblies using the following processes:
  • shearing and punching
  • folding
  • oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting
  • welding, mechanical fasteners
  • Essential Skills and Broader transferable skills in preparation and to support working in an engineering environment.

    Assessment Method

    Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge tests and practical assessment. Practical assessments will be assessed on direct observation in the college workshop.

    Progression Opportunities

    Completion of Level 2 Engineering enables career progression to Level 3 Diploma in Engineering in the following disciplines:

  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Technical Support

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. The minimum age requirement for this qualification is 16 plus.