• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds

Overview

This course will involve a mixture of practical and classroom based theory sessions. You will develop an understanding of how to use and communicate technical information and work safely in an engineering environment. You will produce components using hand fitting techniques, prepare and use lathes for turning operations and work from engineering drawings as part of your studies. You will also gain additional employability skills in our STEM Centre.

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:

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information
  • Producing Components Using Hand Fitting Technique
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines
  • 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 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above including maths, English and science.

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

You can progress onto the National Certificate / Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or the Level 3 Performing Engineering Operations Diploma.

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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Engineering students have the opportunity have the opportunity to work in our wide range of modern workshops to improve their skill set and have access to our STEM Training Centre to gain additional employability skills. The Centre embeds industrial competencies and behaviours into students training, allowing them to experience a real work environment and become job ready.

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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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