This course is aimed at those already employed in the manufacturing sector - this does not have to be just the engineering sector, but can be ANY sector where a product is manufactured for example: food, electrionics, vacumns, white goods, trailers, cosmetic products etc.
Typical work roles that would benefit from this course would be:
Operator - Sets and operates machines during production, plans and sets up the sequence of operations according to drawings, layouts and other instructions
Maintenance Operator - Ensures machines and equipment used for production are maintained and serviceable
Production Inspector - Inspects sub-assemblies or finished products for faults before the next phase of production or delivery to the customer
Assembly Operator - Assembling products using jigs and tools, could work in the following sectors: electrical, electronic, automotive, aviation, metal goods, marine etc.
The course is also ideal for those who have already acquired the skills, but are yet to obtain formal recognition in the way of a recognised qualification.
This course will confirm your exisitng theoretical and practical skills as well as challenging and stretching you in areas where you are missing important knowlege or hand skills.
Applicants be in full time employment and working on a production line of some sort that manufactures a product.
This qualification is delivered at the the learners' place of work, with a College Assessor visiting every 6-8 weeks.
During an Assessor visit, actions are agreed and a continued portfolio of evidience is built moving forward, proving the learners' understanding of the theory behind the subject matter and ability to apply this in their day to day practical activities.
There are no additional fees or costs for this course.
Upon successful completion, learners' may progress onto another engineering course.