The content and structure of the qualification has been designed to provide you with a broad introduction to the practices and processes of three main areas of engineering technologies, ie. Motor Vehicle, Fabrication and Welding and Engineering.
It provides a hands-on approach in these areas to give you an understanding of a range of potential careers and apprenticeships in this sector.
Entry RequirementsWe look for passion in any of the sectors above and a commitment to learning. all else. If you are under 19 and you do not have English & Maths GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside the main qualification.
Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple-choice examination for the mandatory unit and practical and theory assessments for the others.
This is a graded qualification; learners can achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Units of work include:
- Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
- Machining Engineering materials & equipment
- Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG/MAG)
- Engine liquid cooling and engine lubrication systems
- Spark ignition power units
- Vehicle braking systems
- Vehicle wheels and tyres
- Vehicle exhaust systems
Students will develop an understanding of the operating principles and workings of a light motor vehicle, an introduction to welding and basic engineering processes.
Students must complete successfully on this course if they wish to progress their studies.
Careers/ProgressionOpportunities include progression on to a higher level courses in one of the three specialist areas or an apprenticeship.