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The course supports the skills and knowledge development requirements for access into the engineering working environment and contains 3 components:
You will learn basic health and safety, how to read and take fundamental engineering instructions in order to carryout basic MIG Welding and Fitting activities.
No Formal Qualifications Required.
The Mandatory units (includes Health & Safety) 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 workshop.
Completion of the Skills for Life and Work Level 1 in Engineering enables career progression to the Level 2 Engineering Traineeship/Apprentice NI or Level 2 Apprenticeship in Engineering (Production Welding).
You will be supported to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level.
You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability, Personal and Social Development and Health literacy.
You will be supported to gain a work placement in the Engineering sector.
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