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Level 3 - Engineering Technician

Metallurgical Science 2

Course Overview

The programme is designed to build upon the subject areas studied in Metallurgical Science 1.  This module looks at another 6 key elements enabling your engineers to understand metallurgical and scientific principles in their broader context and where to apply this knowledge.

This Module prepares your engineer to "step up" to Higher Education  and introduce academic rigour and independent study to their mini work-based projects and assignments.

Course Content

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:


Recrystallisation and Grain Growth

Introduction to Metallography

Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing

Common Defects in Metals

Industrial Alloy Systems

Metallurgical & Mechanical Properties - Standards & Failures


Follow the link for the Course assignments criteria for Metallurgical Science 2

The full Module includes the student undertaking a Mini Work-Based Project

Entry Level

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)

To have undertaken Metallurgical Science 1 or equivalent covering all the elements set out in the Course Module

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.

Course Outline

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


Language:  English


Learning Hours:  200 guided hours


Start Date:  To be confirmed


Credit Value:  20

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