Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
The course is designed to provide intermediate certification for practising Technicians in areas such as the Mechanical, Manufacturing and Process Industries. The course also aims to develop a wide range of skills and is delivered using various methods which include lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory activities. The theme of Engineering Manufacturing will be integrated across the course, and subject areas are offered to provide a balanced programme of study.
· Primary and Secondary Forming Processes
The student will be assessed throughout the course using a range of techniques including tests, assignments, and project work. Assignment are either based on single units, or integrative in nature covering several different areas of work. They are also designed to develop common skills such as communicating, design, self development and team work.
The usual entry requirements are:
Four GCSE passes at Grade C or better in subjects including mathematics and preferably a Science.
Or a BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in Engineering.
If you possess other qualifications which you feel may provide entry, then please contact us at the College.
Before joining the course applicants may be given a brief interview. The College has a history of success in this field and continues to satisfy the popular regional demand.
Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering
Successful completion of this course provides direct entry to the HNC, which is viewed by many employers as an essential qualification for practising engineers.
Further qualifications and experience may lead to membership of one of the Professional Engineering Institutions as Technician Engineer (T Eng), or full corporate membership and "Chartered Engineer" status.
South Tyneside College does its best to help its students achieve their learning goals whatever their individual needs. If you are a disabled person or have a specific need, please let us know when you apply so that we can help. For more information about further support please contact us.
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South Tyneside College is within easy reach of the Tyneside Metro and is situated on main bus routes. Car parking is available on site.
If you are interested in applying for this course, please contact us for more information.