Agriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 Certificate in Engineering
Course Code: AG221

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Full time



This one year course is designed to teach the traditional skills of blacksmithing and welding and is ideal for those wishing to start their own business.

The programme contains a good balance of theoretical and practical modules and essential workshop experience which are supported by the planning and design skills required to be self-employed. We ensure all the techniques our students learn meet the continuing needs of the blacksmithing and metalwork industry.

One day per week work experience is an essential part of the course.

Overview

Qualification

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Engineering

Course Content

Engineering principles
Delivery of engineering processes safely as a team
Engineering product design and manufacture
Fabrication manufacturing processes

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above to include English and maths PLUS Level 2 qualification in working with metal.
An interest and enthusiasm for starting your own business

Next Steps

Part-time courses in welding/engineering/business
Higher Education

Career Opportunities

Self-employment as a blacksmith/metalworker/welder
Apprentice welder or in metalworking.