Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations (Multi-skilled)

This introductory course is designed for those who wish to gain fundamental, practical skills and knowledge in fabrication and welding, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Health and safety
  • Effectively working
  • Communication
  • Machining operations
  • Welding
  • Electrical installation

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by a combination of practical work and portfolio building.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You do not need any formal entry requirements, just a passion and commitment to your studies.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2019), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated financial support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will have the basic skills and knowledge required to gain employment within the industry.

Alternatively, you may decide to progress on to the level 2 Diploma to expand your knowledge and skill base or even an apprenticeship to earn whilst you learn.

Ref: Jim Clarke

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Why study Engineering with us?

Workplace Environment

You will develop your skills and knowledge in our impressive specialist engineering workshops.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Wide Range of Courses

We have an extensive range of courses across a variety of engineering disciplines.

Industry links

We have strong links with employers such as Peel Ports and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Employment Opportunities

Our courses meet the skills priorities of the engineering industry.