Course Information


Level 2 Engineering Traineeship/Apprentice NI

City & Guilds
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: John.Curry@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 2 components:1. Engineering qualifications (Combined)

  • Level 2 ETCAL NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering
  • 2. Essential skills at an appropriate level in:
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • ICT
  • 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 and 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.Note: Technology And Skills Centre, Enniskillen apprentices have the additional optional of an Electrical Engineering pathway, activities including the following:
  • Principles of electrical and electronics
  • Maintaining electrical equipment
  • Wiring and testing electrical circuits
  • Fitting
  • As opposed to the Fabrication and Welding pathway.

    Optional Modules

  • Programmable Logic Control
  • Centre lathe and Milling operations
  • CNC programming and Operation
  • Fluid power (Hydraulics and Pneumatics)Computer Aided Design
  • Electrical Wiring and Electrical maintenance
  • MMA welding
  • Thermal cutting

    Assessment Method

    The Mandatory units 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 workshops.

    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.