Course Information

Screening and Crushing (GOLD) (Level 3)

Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 4 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Christopher.Devlin4@swc.ac.uk

Description

The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for technician access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components: -1. Engineering qualifications (Combined)

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in an Engineering Pathway
  • Pearson's BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • 2. Essential Skills at Level 2 in: ICT

    Additional Information

    The program of study has been specifically designed in partnership with the Screening and Crushing manufacturing industry and has an optional pathway to support the Extractives and Mineral Proecessing (Quarrying) Industry. the programme of study supports the following sample of vocational pathways:-

  • Design Engineer
  • Service Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Fabrication Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • In the Screening, Crushing, Washing and Recycling industries.
  • For further information on this course contact: marie.holmes@swc.ac.uk

    Course Content

    This course comprises of a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering alongside both NVQ Level 2 and NVQ Level 3 qualifications. This is designed to equip individuals with a knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in a range of technical roles in the Screening, Crushing, Washing and Recycling industries.

    Optional Modules

    Optional ModulesOptional Units

  • N/A
  • Employer Additonally bolt on units
  • CSR
  • Assessment Method

    This course comprises of a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering alongside both NVQ Level 2 and NVQ Level 3 qualifications. This is designed to equip individuals with a knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in a range of technical roles in the Screening, Crushing, Washing and Recycling industries.

    Progression Opportunities

    Having successfully completed the GOLD program candidates can progress onto the Level 4 HNC or in most cases direct entry onto the Level 5 HLA (Higher Level Apprenticeship) Foundation Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Mechatronics. The entire program is co-ordinated at South West College, the only college in Northern Ireland to achieve a Grade 1 outstanding grade in a recent ETI inspection for teaching and leadership. On Completion of the Level 5 HLA articulation is available to the Level 6 Degree.

    Entry Requirements

    6 GCSEs at grades A* - C including Mathematics and English or equivalent.Entry is also subject to:

  • Successful interview
  • Psychometric test
  • Gaining employment with a suitable company