Level 3 Engineering Technician
Metallurgical Science 1
The programme is designed to introduce relevant Metallurgical Science to equip your engineers for part time learning, with a subject knowledge and how it applies to the areas of Metallurgy and Casting. The engineer will become confident at Level 3 in the Metallurgy Pathway developing their skillset and knowledge to achieve a successful career in their discipline.
This Module prepares the engineer to develop their understanding and knowledge of metallurgical sciences with relevant metallurgical scientific principles which are present in various industrial processes.
It will extend your engineer's knowledge in metallurgical sciences linked to the academic programme and vocational field within the Higher Educational environment. Also supporting the development of independent evaluation by improved research and study skills.
Study Mode: Online Blended Learning - Part Time
Location: Visits to Regional Centres/West Yorkshire
Duration: 12 Weeks - to run concurrently with the Mini Work-Based Project Module being 15 Weeks
Learning Hours: 200 guided hours
Start Date: To be confirmed
Credit Value: 20
Students will be supported throughout their distance/blended learning programme via their designated Lead Academic, web-conferencing facilities, workshops and their in-house Industrial Mentor.
Subject areas are:
Atom Structure and Unit Cells
Mechanical Properties of Metal
An Introduction to Heat Treatment
Mechanical Deformation Processes
Follow this link for the Course assignments criteria within Metallurgical Science 1
The full Module the Student will undertake a Mini Work-Based Project
Students will be in full time employment within the industry some knowledge and experience of metallurgy processes.
Functional Skills in Mathematics and English (Level 2)
Students will provide a copy of their CV, qualifications and any other training certificates together with a letter of application explaining how the course will benefit them and their future career goals. This information, along with visits to the workplace will be assessed by our Admissions Team.
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Metallurgy & Casting Pathway
The full module require an Industrial Mentor for each student in the workplace.