Students studying this pathway will learn about machining processes and the types of equipment that are used. They will learn what is meant by CAD/CAM and how it is used in the industry when using computer aided equipment over manual processes. Students shall also develop the skills needed to produce engineered components using different types of machining operations, including milling, turning and drilling. They will learn to set up and operate machines and use different techniques to check that what is produced is fit for purpose to meet quality standards.
Engineering and Manufacturing are vital to the UK economy where a variety of businesses operate in an industry that is worth over £1 trillion annually to the UK. This course develops both practical and technical skills to enable students to progress in their chosen field.
Learners will be given the opportunity to develop both their skills and knowledge to design, innovate and analyse solutions that are essential to modern day life.
|Start Date||September 2022 - Applications open on 1st October 2021|
|Fee(s)||16-18 year olds: Free|
19+ Level 2: £1,410
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