Engineering Technician

SCQF level: 6
Campus: Arbroath / Kingsway
Starts: May 2017
Ends: April 2019
Days: Arbroath - Days to be confirmed; Kingsway - Monday and Wednesday 14:00 - 17:00

Entry requirements: This programme is designed for pupils starting their S5 year currently working towards or completed NAT 5 Mathematics or Physics and capable of progression to SCQF Level 6 Mathematics. All applicants must have a good level of written and spoken English and demonstrate a real interest in engineering.

Course content:

Skills:
Delivered in a number of ways, practical workshop and laboratory sessions as well as during project and industry challenge tasks. Both the core and essential skills will be delivered within the NC Mechanical Engineering Level 6 and SVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations units.

Knowledge:
Gained in the academic qualification (NC Level 6) within the classroom and laboratory settings and vocationally within workshop training and practice sessions, project work and work experience as you work towards the group of SVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations Units.

Competence:
Will be developed in workshop training, practice along with working on projects, industry challenge and work placement opportunities, assessed and observed within these scenarios and evidenced against the SVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations Unit requirements.

Progression opportunities:

• Further study
• Progression to employment, non-apprenticeship route
• Modern Apprenticeship


Find out more about Foundation Apprenticeships at www.apprenticeships.scot

Find out more about what the college is offering by contacting Kathryn Simpson at k.simpson@dundeeandangus.ac.uk or 01382 834897
You can also speak to your school Guidance Teacher (Dundee schools) or Pupil Care and Support Teacher (Angus schools).