Is this course right for me?
The UK needs more engineers, and with an engineering qualification, you are stepping into an industry with countless opportunities for employment and progression. With the current skills shortage in the UK, talented engineers have the world at their feet and that can be you!
This qualification is great for learners aged 16-18 ye ars old with some knowledge and basic skills in production or maintenance engineering to enable them to progress safely into the workplace or next level of study.This qualification will help you to develop the transferable skills, attributes and behaviours needed to progress to further study at the next level and employment in the engineering sector.
We have high professional standards and expectations of our learners and expect excellent attendance, punctuality and the wearing of PPE to ensure you thrive on your course!
This course includes online exams and ongoing practical assessments. Lessons can consist of lectures, discussions, independent research, online tests and individual and group practical tasks.
Areas of study could include: Working Safely in an Engineering Environment Carrying out Engineering activities efficiently and effectively Using and communicating technical information Producing Mechanical Engineering Drawings using CAD systems Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
In order to pass this course you will need to pass required exams.
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
Your Study Programme includes valuable additions to help you succeed!
Personal Professional Development sessions (PPD) will teach you valuable skills that employers are looking for including communication, time management and life skills that you can take with you anywhere you go!
You will have a regular 1:1 appointment with highly qualified and experienced professionals who will help you to manage your workload, give you valuable feedback and ensure that you meet College expectations.
English & Maths: You may not be sure whether these subjects are relevant to you, but good English and Maths skills will be vital to any career path and we're here to support you in developing yours.
Work Experience is crucial to preparing you for your next steps and here you will have access to a wide range of employers to make sure you gain plenty of workplace experience. Careers Advice & Guidance is available throughout your time at CBC from our friendly, dedicated Advisors. They can provide you with a wide range of support including CV writing, UCAS applications, interview skills and much more.
What options are there after completing this course?
Upon completing your course, you have a great range of options available to help you continue your adventure. You can progress onto a Level 3 course in Engineering, entry level employment or an Apprenticeship in a related field. Want to know more? Click here to see where this course can take you!
Coming to College is a full time commitment and you will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of travelling to College and potentially to a local work placement. If you are concerned about this, please click here to see what financial support is available through our Student Services team.
You will need to ensure that you have factored in the cost of PPE. Pens, paper, PPE and a USB memory stick are essential purchases. We may request contributions are made to trips and outings.
Your course will be taught at our main campus in Kingsway and our Luton Road campus.