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Engineering Level 1/2 Award

Grade Range :Pass/Merit/Distinction
Course Title :Level 1 / 2 Award Engineering
Examination Board / Web address :WJEC www.wjec.co.uk

Aims of the course

  • Develop a range of transferable engineering skills that will form a foundation for future learning.
  • Engage in a range of engineering processes and develop as effective and independent pupils.
  • Develop an awareness of emerging technologies and sustainable development.
  • Prepare pupils for entry into the workplace

What will I study? – Course Outline

  • Engineering Design
  • Producing Engineering Products
  • Solving Engineering problems

How will I learn? What skills will I acquire?

Pupils learn through:

  • Researching and analysing information to produce design solutions for clients.
  • Developing design ideas using a range of techniques.
  • Reading engineering drawings.
  • Developing practical skills to produce engineered products.
  • Understanding the impact of new Technology on engineered products.

Pupils acquire skills in:

  • Drawing techniques.
  • Use of engineering equipment.
  • CAD/CAM.
  • Communication.
  • Problem solving.

Application of number.

How will I be assessed?

  • Unit 1 – Internal assessment, external assessment
  • Unit 2 – Internal assessment, external moderation
  • Unit 3 – External moderation

Progression following this course. What’s next?

  • Engineering level 3
  • Apprenticeships
  • Degree courses

Future career opportunities

  • Modern apprenticeships in industries such as civil engineering, electronics, cosmetics, medicine, film, building trades. Students can learn and earn through learning in a work environment and getting formal qualifications.
  • Students can work towards becoming an Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer or a Chartered Engineer.

In the current climate there are excellent opportunities.  In particular, enticing females into Engineering is a focus point at present. For more information on opportunities for all visit www.careerswales.com

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