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Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 3 • Full-time • Engineering department


Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future. There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College. If the world of engineering does fascinate you, then this is the perfect course for you. The focus is on developing your knowledge application, experimental, research and practical engineering techniques. Whilst preparing you to professionally present your findings and demonstrate these essential skills. You’ll be using industry-standard technology as you work on exciting practical projects, studying a diverse range of engineering areas such as fabrication and welding, machining, electrical, maintenance, manufacturing. You will cover content including pneumatics and hydraulics, welding techniques, manufacturing processes, electrical systems (industry motors and drives), PLCs, steam and refrigeration systems, it’s the perfect start to a career in engineering. Engineering at level 3 comes with a considerable academic content preparing you for a potential future at a University; as well as the expected maths and science there will be units covering project management, design, engineering drawing, business and quality systems; arming you with an academic background to take on any challenge. At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer. This course is offered at both Cornwall College St Austell and Cornall College Camborne. Our Camborne workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit. We have strong links with Pendennis and A&P ship yards and train all their apprentices and also PALL and SERCO for aero, so employers know an engineering qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you will start off in your career with the very best skills for an incredible journey in engineering.

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Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 2 • Full-time • Engineering department


Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future. There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College. This course is all about mastering the essential skills that you’ll need during your engineering career, giving you experience with the very latest technology that is used within the industry. The focus is on developing your knowledge application, experimental and practical engineering techniques. Whilst preparing you to professionally present your findings and demonstrate these essential skills. You will be using cutting edge technology such as virtual welding equipment; practising with the latest high spec. equipment such as welding machines commonly used by coded and specialist welders and wiring electrical panels donated by local employer, containing the latest control and automation components – experiences that prepare you for employment locally, regionally and beyond. The Level 2 course is the perfect opportunity to discover the area of engineering you would like to specialise in, with tutors who will guide you through all of the potential opportunities. At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer. Successful completion of this course provides you with essential skills to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Technology course or the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering.

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Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 1 • Full-time • Engineering department


Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future. There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College. If you’ve ever had a fascination for how things are made, or improving the way something works, then a career in engineering could be for you. This course is your first introduction to the world of engineering, where you’ll develop the essential skills and discover the different opportunities that a hi-tech career can offer. The engineering programme at Level 1 is best suited if you are considering a career in Engineering. The course will provide you with the essential core skills required as an engineer. You will gain exposure to a real life engineering workshop and undertake practical assessments using relevant industry equipment and technology. You will also learn how to work within a team and develop on your literacy and numeracy skills. You will be using traditional engineering equipment commonly found in many engineering and manufacturing employers in Cornwall. At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer.

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FdSc Engineering

Level 5 • Part-time • Engineering department


This programme prepares you for a career in a variety of engineering disciplines and develops the concepts, knowledge, skills and techniques required for today’s competitive and dynamic engineering industry. The programme consists of core modules and a series of optional modules, allowing you to focus your learning in areas of interest. Modules of study in the fields of mechanical, electrical, design, production, marine and control engineering, are included to allow for a wide range of possible career goals. The modules have been written with the aid of industry to ensure that the content meets industry needs; they include current best practice and insight into the changing face of engineering technology. You will have a series of structured lectures, project-based practical activities and industrial visits to help inform and develop your learning. These activities will increase your ability to solve engineering problems, develop your project management skills and help you gain an understanding of the role of engineering in the modern technological world. All modules will consider the modern world of engineering and will contextualise material to reflect on engineering practice. It is suggested that you undertake around 150 hours of work experience in an engineering field to support your learning. We will help you to find an appropriate placement if you are unable to find your own.

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FdSc Engineering

Level 5 • Full-time • Engineering department


This programme prepares you for a career in a variety of engineering disciplines and develops the concepts, knowledge, skills and techniques required for today’s competitive and dynamic engineering industry. The programme consists of core modules and a series of optional modules, allowing you to focus your learning in areas of interest. Modules of study in the fields of mechanical, electrical, design, production, marine and control engineering, are included to allow for a wide range of possible career goals. The modules have been written with the aid of industry to ensure that the content meets industry needs; they include current best practice and insight into the changing face of engineering technology. You will have a series of structured lectures, project-based practical activities and industrial visits to help inform and develop your learning. These activities will increase your ability to solve engineering problems, develop your project management skills and help you gain an understanding of the role of engineering in the modern technological world. All modules will consider the modern world of engineering and will contextualise material to reflect on engineering practice. It is suggested that you undertake around 150 hours of work experience in an engineering field to support your learning. We will help you to find an appropriate placement if you are unable to find your own.

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HNC Engineering

Level 4 • Part-time • Engineering department


This programme is ideal if you have completed your A Levels and are looking to progress into the engineering sector, or you are working as an engineering technician and would like to develop your knowledge and skills in the engineering industry. The programme brings together the requirement for technicians to be well versed in engineering principles and also to develop specialist knowledge in an area of their choosing. The programme offers a broad engineering curriculum covering mathematics, engineering science, material science, computer-aided design, manufacturing, automation, control systems and business, plus an option to study specialist modules. Completing this programme will make you more versatile, more knowledgeable, multi-skilled and professionally competent in your chosen career. A variety of different teaching styles enables you to learn effectively, ensuring that you have the right knowledge and skills to excel in the workplace. The programme will also equip you with communication, team working and time management skills, making you a more effective student and employee.

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Aircraft Maintenance Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Engineering department


Why not consider a career in aviation? Develop your skills and acquire valuable experience in a fast-paced, challenging engineering sector. Combining study with practical learning, our aeronautical courses offer an exciting foundation for a career in aeronautical engineering. This course will teach you the basics of aviation engineering, you will study subjects such as the fundamentals of aviation science, airframe construction, electronic principles and the theory of flight amongst many others. You’ll be developing essential hand fitting skills at our fully equipped fabrication workshop and through our partnership with Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre carrying out aircraft maintenance and repair activities as you progress through the course. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals who are there to give you the very best start to your career. Whether you are interested in flying or engineering, either in the civil industry or the military then Cornwall College can set you on the path.

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Welding Skills – ARC/MIG (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Engineering department


This course is perfect if you are a complete beginner or have limited welding knowledge. Ideal if you want to learn a new skill, if you are creative, if you want to repair your own car or even a garden gate. On this course you will learn a basic understanding of the different Welding processes used in industry and at home. Gaining a basic understanding of Manual Metal ARC welding (stick) and Metal Arc Gas Shielded (MIG), covering Flat and H/V single weld beads, re-joining of runs, welding outside corner joints, Butt welds and horizontal/vertical fillet welds on 3-6mm thick plate. The MIG/Mags welding section will cover the setting-up of the machine (gas, volts and wire speed etc) for correct operation to deposit welds in the horizontal/vertical and Flat welding positions, material thickness 1-6mm. " You will require fire resistant overalls and steel toe capped boots/shoes for this course. Also due to Health and Safety guidelines we would recommend that you wear glasses instead of contact lenses if you require them. This course runs on a Thursday evening from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 8 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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Engineering Operative Apprenticeship Standarded

Level 2 • Work-based • Engineering department


This Level 2 apprenticeship is ideal if you want to become a qualified engineer. The apprenticeship route provides an ideal foundation for a wide range of occupations within the engineering field. You must have good practical skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically. We have award-winning partnerships with world-class organisations such as Pendennis Shipyard and are developing our training programmes with industry leaders such as Fugro, BD and Kawasaki. To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as an engineer, you will need to start your apprenticeship at Level 2. On successful completion you can go into employment or continue on to our Level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

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Introductory Manual Metal Arc Welding Skills Award Level 1

Level 1 • Part-time • Engineering department


This Level 1 qualification is designed to have a ‘hands on’ practical approach to introductory welding training and to support this hands on approach the knowledge aspects of the qualifications are covered by a self-study pack that with support allows learners to learn at their own pace and retain the pack for support after the qualification is completed. The content and structure of the qualifications have been developed to provide a broad based introduction to the practices and processes within welding and developing the personal skills and attributes that learners need in order to develop confidence in their ability to work, learn and achieve their full potential at Level 1.

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