NVQ 2 Engineering (PEO - Performing Engineering Operations)

Key Details

  • Available at
    Pwllheli, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    2
  • Study Mode
    Part-time
  • Programme Area
    Engineering and Power Technology
  • Course Length

    Part-time: 1 year (day-release basis)

  • Course Type
    Part-Time
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Course Description

Are you a new or existing professional in the engineering sector? Are you interested in marine engineering? This qualification is designed for both new and existing engineers. It gives you a fundamental understanding of engineering practices in the marine environment.

The course is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 1 or 2 qualification, or from existing professional knowledge. You must be currently employed in the industry and looking to study on a day release basis.

Entry Criteria

  • You should be working in a boatbuilding, outfitting or maintenance engineering environment
  • You must be motivated and enthusiastic
  • You should have an appropriate mechanical and practical aptitude

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Delivery

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Theory classes
  • Practical workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • Reflecting on your professional skills

Assessment

The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Coursework
  • Reflective work
  • Observation of your practical skills

Progression

Completion of this NVQ will help you progress in your marine engineering career. You may be able to seek additional responsibilities in your job and work towards a supervisory or managerial role. You will have improved your employability in the industry, and a range of professional options will be available.

If you want to advance further in education, you will have the option of progressing onto a Level 3 course. Grŵp Llandrillo Menai offer a number of suitable courses, including a BTEC Marine Engineering course and a City and Guilds course in Boatbuilding, Maintenance and Support.

Campus Information Pwllheli

The course consists of the following modules:

Core units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information

Optional units (choose three):

  • Producing mechanical engineering drawings using a CAD system
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Using wood for pattern, model making and other engineering application
  • Producing composite mouldings using wet lay-up techniques

Campus Information Rhos-on-Sea

The course consists of the following modules:

Core units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information

Optional units (choose three):

  • Producing mechanical engineering drawings using a CAD system
  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
  • Using wood for pattern, model making and other engineering application
  • Producing composite mouldings using wet lay-up techniques

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