SVQ Performing Engineering Operations Level 4 (units only)
East Ayrshire schools
This course is for school pupils only
Kilmarnock Campus Tuesday/Thursday 2 pm - 4pm
Duration: 1 Year
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR
This course is for anyone who has an interest in Engineering, enjoys practical hands-on work in a workshop environment, can solve problems and wants to gain relevant practical experience within this industry to possibly gain an apprenticeship. You will populate and develop a portfolio which can be used to show employers during interviews. You need to be able to work safely and be very responsible about Health & Safety.
WHAT IS THE COURSE ABOUT
This course provides a basic introduction to practical Engineering. Students will learn vocational skills in Engineering including:
- Making Components Using Hand Tools and Fitting Techniques
- Working with Sheet Metal (including riveting techniques)
- Complying With Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements
- Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering
- Using and Communicating Technical Information
WHAT DO I NEED
There are no formal entrance requirements but if you want to take engineering further you should be studying Maths and Physics is helpful too. Candidates will be interviewed and need to demonstrate a desire to learn new skills and a commitment to consistent and full attendance.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED
Assessments are practical and focus on the attainment of new skills as and when you acquire them. You will be required to complete paperwork to support your practical learning.
Successful completion of this Course may provide you with opportunities to progress to a full time Engineering College course. If you want to study Engineering, the PEO is a great addition to your National Qualifications evidencing your practical experience.
WHAT DO CURRENT STUDENTS SAY
I enjoy being at College, with different students from other schools. I spend a lot of time in the workshop. It gives me a practical experience and understanding of what would be expected if I successfully gain an apprenticeship”.