EAL Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
Level 2

Course Overview

This programme forms part of the level 3 apprenticeship standard route for Engineering Technicians and offers excellent links with a wide range of employers in a variety of engineering sectors. You will develop expertise in a broad range of engineering skills and develop your competency to work with machinery and tooling commonly used within the engineering & manufacturing industry.  The programme is delivered collaboratively with Tyne North Training and is designed to provide opportunities for work trials, interviews and progression into further training within a level 3 apprenticeship with local engineering employers.



Units covered will include:

  • Unit 014 Preparing and Using Milling Machines
  • Unit 013 Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Unit 030 Producing CAD models (drawings) using a CAD system
  • Unit 010 Wiring & Testing Electrical Equipment & Circuits
  • Unit 005 Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Unit 006 Maintaining Mechanical Devices & Equipment
  • Unit 004 Conducting Business Improvement Activities
  • Unit 001 Complying with Statutory Regulations & Organisational Safety Requirements
  • Unit 002 Working Efficiently & Effectively in an Engineering Environment
  • Unit 003 Using & Communicating Technical Information

You will be working in excellent facilities, using industry-standard equipment safely and you’ll be taught by engineers with vast industry experience and close relationships with some of the region’s largest employers.

GCSE maths and English at Grade C (4) or above. Interview with course tutor is also required.

You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.

You will be assessed through practical assessments, a knowledge questions and an electronic portfolio

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence) allows you to gain the skills you need to progress on to the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering or an apprenticeship with Tyne Coast College, Tyne North Training or another apprenticeship training provider.

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