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Level 2 Engineering Traineeship/Apprentice NI

Level 2
Full-Time
22/23
PENG2
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Overview

The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for access into the engineering working environment and contains 2 components:

1. Engineering qualifications (Combined)

  • Level 2 ETCAL NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering

2. Essential Skills at an appropriate level in:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • ICT

The course supports learner skills and knowledge development for the following pathways:

  • Maintenance Technology
  • Fabrication and Welding Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Technology
  • Technical Support

You will learn Health and Safety in Engineering, how to read and take engineering instructions in order to carryout engineering activities including the following:

Welding

Produce the following MIG welds to specification in the Flat and Horizontal Vertical and Vertical position

  • fillet lap joints
  • tee fillet joints
  • corner joints
  • butt joints

Fitting

Produce components to specification using such things as:

  • measuring and marking
  • sawing
  • filing
  • drilling
  • threading equipment
  • power operated machines

Plate work

Produce plate work components and assemblies using the following processes:

  • shearing and punching
  • folding
  • oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting welding,
  • mechanical fasteners

Essential Skills and Broader transferable skills in preparation and to support working in an engineering environment.

Note: Technology And Skills Centre, Enniskillen apprentices have the additional optional of an Electrical Engineering pathway, activities including the following:

  • Principles of electrical and electronics
  • Maintaining electrical equipment
  • Wiring and testing electrical circuits
  • Fitting

As opposed to the Fabrication and Welding pathway

Year One

  • Welding
  • Fitting
  • Platework

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. The minimum age requirement for this qualification is 16 plus.

Traineeship Entry Requirements

The Mandatory units are assessed by an online multiple-choice assessment. The practical units are assessed by short answer question papers and practical tasks completed in the college workshops.

Completion of Level 2 Engineering enables career progression to Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering in the following disciplines:

  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning
  • Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Technical Support

Additional units can be undertaken to support company/job requirements.

3 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Full-Time

P2710DF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Apprenticeships

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

36

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)

Full-Time

P2710EF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Apprenticeships

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

36

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Full-Time

P2710OF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Apprenticeships

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

36

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

05/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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