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Engineering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)

Gives you the training and skills to work in the engineering industry or progress to further study

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We have 4 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn, SERC Professional Skills Cent

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Engineering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1 (Fabrication and Welding)
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SERC Professional Skills Cent
Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Course Overview

The course aims to develop the practical skills and knowledge essential to work within the engineering industry. The course will enable you to qualify for an EAL Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Technology and a ETA NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations.

Modules may include:


  • Engineering Environment Awareness

  • Engineering Techniques

  • Engineering Principles

  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations

  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines

  • Preparing and Using Manual MIG, MAG or Other Continuous Wire Welding Equipment

  • Producing Mechanical Engineering Drawing Using a CAD system


You will also study Essential Skills to Level 2 in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT unless exempt through GCSE grades C in English, Maths and ICT.

As a student you will spend one day in the College and four days with your employer.

Entry Requirements
A minimum GCSE grade C in Maths and English and a grade D in Science or Technology.  

You must have secured employment (min 21hrs, inclusive of College hours) within the industry.

You need to be between 16 and 25 years of age by end of June.

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or L2 Essential Skills in Information Technology.  

Where will it take me?

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship or alternatively go to work directly in this industry. Other Further & Higher Education progression routes may also be available.

How will it make me more employable?

This course can give you formal qualifications which will improve your job opportunities and employability skills.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment by the awarding bodies for the Technical Certificate and NVQ will be by a combination of on-line tests and assignments set by the awarding body.
Additional Costs

Assessment by the awarding bodies for the Technical Certificate and NVQ will be by a combination of on-line tests and assignments set by the awarding body.


Awarding bodies for the qualifications in this apprenticeship are EAL and ETA.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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