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Mode of study Vocational Full Time
Duration 1 Year
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 8 January 2019
Course code FLR1ENG (1819)
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 3, including Maths or suitable experience.

  • What does the course involve

    Covers how to use millers, lathes, MIG/MMA welding, sheet metalfabrication and hand fitting equipment.
    Additional activities include industry visits, guest speakers,fundraising events and competitions. You will study English and Maths if appropriate and typically attend College up to 4 days per week.

    Units include: working in engineering, basic fitting, milling and turning techniques, working with sheet metals, manual arc and MIG welding techniques. You will select two units to suit your requirements, plus the compulsory ‘Working in Engineering’ unit.

  • Additional Notes

    6 months (January start only)

  • What do I do next?

    You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email:

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