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Introduction to Engineering — Part-time

Course outline

This course is a great introduction to engineering covering computer-aided design, hand fitting, and pneumatics would be suitable for individuals who have a strong interest in technology and its applications, have attention to detail, enjoy problem-solving, and have a specific interest in engineering.

The course includes:

  • Knowledge of computer-aided design:
    • You will learn how to use software tools to create 2D and 3D models of products and how to simulate their performance
  • Skills in hand fitting:
    • You will learn how to work with various tools and materials to fabricate products by hand. You will develop skills in machining, drilling, tapping, and measuring
  • Understanding of pneumatics:
    • You will learn about the fundamental principles of pneumatics, including the properties of gases, fluid flow, and pressure
  • Problem-solving skills:
    • You will develop problem-solving skills by applying engineering principles to real-world problems
    • You will learn how to analyse problems, develop solutions, and evaluate their effectiveness

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course but we may be offering it again in the future. Please check back later.

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Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete a short workbook and receive verbal feedback throughout the course.