This course is suitable for those who wish to progress into electrical and/or mechanical engineering.
The course is designed with Anglian Water Alliances with the specific aim of progressing into work with them.
On successful completion you will be guaranteed an interview with the alliance for their apprenticeship program which can then lead onto higher education and degree courses.
The majority of study will be at the Wisbech campus, delivered by college tutors, through practical and theory based sessions.
In addition to this, industry specialists from the alliance will contribute to the learning programme. An important element of the course is the work placement component, which will be with one or more of the alliance companies, where you will gain some valuable work experience.
The course content consists of a number of units from the list below:
Health and safety
- Communications for engineering technicians
- Engineering project
- Mathematics for engineering technicians
- Mechanical principles and applications
- Engineering design
- Commercial aspects of engineering organisations
- Properties and applications of engineering materials
- Computer aided drafting
- Three-Phase Motors and Drives
- Principles and Operation of Three-Phase Systems
- Features and Applications of Electrical Machines
- Applications of Mechanical Systems in Engineering
- Further mathematics for engineering technicians
- Business Operations in Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Principle
- Engineering Drawing for Technicians
- Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers
- Electronic Measurement and Testing
There will be a series project assignments and tests over the duration of the course.
You will need:
GCSE Maths at grade 5 or above
At least four other GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including EnglishIf you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.