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Mode of study Part-time
Duration 5 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 9 June 2021
Tuition Fee £200
Course code PLR0EMM001 (2021A)
Runs on Wednesday
  • Entry Requirements

    To be able to show a keen interest in machining metals.

  • What does the course involve?

    For basic skills development in practical machining metal, you will be given a base level knowledge of milling, turning and hand fitting processes in the engineering workshop. Producing components using hand fitting techniques; Preparing and using lathes for turning operations; Preparing and using milling machines and Working safely in an engineering environment.

  • How is the course assessed?

    This is a college certificated course and will be assessed through observation of practical tasks.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.

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Career Options

  • Metal working machine operatives

    Up to £28,000

  • Metal machining setters and setter-operators

    Up to £34,000


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