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Maintenance Engineering

Course Code: PG10

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: EAL
Qualification: Diploma, NVQ
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One and a half years
When you'll study: Various days and times

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About the course

Do you work as a maintenance engineer or installation engineer? You can gain recognition of your competence with a level 3 NVQ in Maintenance Engineering at City College Plymouth. All assessment is undertaken in your workplace and is flexible to suit the needs of you and your employer. Your work situation will need to provide the opportunity to be involved in a range of engineering maintenance and installation activities. When you start this qualification, you will choose to follow one of the following pathways: mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power, engineered systems, services maintenance, lift servicing, lift repair, escalator repair and service, communication electronics, stair lifts, servicing medical equipment or instrumentation and control.

What you'll learn

To gain the award, you must complete one of the following pathways: mechanical, electrical, electronic, fluid power, engineered systems, services maintenance, lift servicing, lift repair, escalator repair and service, communication electronics, stairlifts, servicing medical equipment or instrumentation and control.

Entry requirements

You must be employed in an engineering maintenance 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 Foundation Degrees in Mechanical or Marine Engineering 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.