• LevelLevel 3
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds

Overview

This qualification is aimed at students who intend to progress from the Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (Mechanical) or to follow apprenticeship and advanced modern apprenticeship programmes.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Engineering Health and Safety
  • Engineering Principles
  • Principles of Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Machining Materials by Turning
  • Machining Materials by Milling
  • Detailed Fitting of Materials
  • Maths (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in maths)
  • English (Exempt if you have a minimum of GCSE grade C in English language)
  • Study Skills
  • 1:1 Tutorials
  • Enrichment Activities

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 2 vocational qualification. School leavers are not able to apply for this course.

This vocational programme is assessed through online tests, workshop activities, and set assignments.

This qualification will provide you with a range of transferable skills so that you can progress onto a range of our HE courses.

Past students have progressed onto the Higher National Certificate in Engineering at Middlesbrough College; pathways include Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation Operations Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. After completing the Higher National Certificate students can progress onto the Higher National Diploma and then complete the BEng (Hons) Engineering top-up degree. 

You can also progress to employment or apprenticeship opportunities.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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