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Maintenance and Installation Engineering

Course Code: PG09

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: EAL
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various days and times

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About the course

Do you work in an engineering installation role? If so, City College Plymouth offers the opportunity to complete the NVQ in Maintenance and Installation Engineering. This nationally recognised level 2 engineering training is ideal if you wish to gain recognition of your competence in a wide variety of engineering maintenance and installation activities. All assessment is undertaken in your workplace and is flexible to suit the needs of you and your employer. Your work situation will be required to provide the opportunity to be involved in a range of engineering maintenance and installation activities. You will choose a pathway relevant to your job role, specialising in one of the following: mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power, services, communication electronics, stairlifts, service lifts, equipment installation or installing/servicing lifting platforms.

What you'll learn

To gain the award, you must complete one of the following pathways: mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power, services, communication electronics, stairlifts, service lifts, equipment installation or installing/servicing lifting platforms.

Entry requirements

You must be employed in an engineering installation role.

Assessments/Exams

Assessment is undertaken in your workplace. There are no formal examinations, but you will be required to generate a portfolio of evidence under the guidance of an experienced assessor.

What's next?

You may be able to progress to the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Maintenance Engineering offered at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Please note; this course is run throughout the year. If you would like to apply, please complete an application form and we'll be in touch with a date for you to start the course.