Engineering Skills for Oil and Gas Industries - Level 3

Course Code: EF1FE004

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Start DateLocationDuration
03/09/2018Lancashire Energy HQ1 YearEnquire

Course Overview

Following on from the Level 2 Diploma this course covers the fundamental practical and theoretical skill set needed at a foundation level for entry into the oil and gas or engineering industry.  

It covers welding MIG, TIG, MAG and MMA, plate work and pipework fabrication and mechanical maintenance at an advanced craft level. This skill set will lead to employment or progression to a foundation engineering degree.

This course is for anyone wishing to learn a good basic grounding in key engineering principles associated within the oil and gas industry.

The course will include developmental maths and English.

Site visits will be arranged to employers in the oil and gas or engineering industry and guest speakers will visit the Lancashire Energy HQ to talk about employment and careers.

Lancashire Energy HQ is the latest new development by Blackpool and The Fylde College, a £10 million cutting edge facility with outstanding brand new facilities to support industry and local employers.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years of age but this course is also open to adults 19+ (student loan available)
  • 2 GCSEs at C/4 or above for maths and English. Functional skills also considered
  • Alternative qualifications and/or experience will be considered for mature adults
  • The successful completion of PEO Level 2 Oil and Gas Foundation Programme

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Engineering Technology

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 or below in your GCSE Maths and English exams you will have to do retakes in these subjects. This could delay your entry to university and/or employment.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course is made up of 60% practical training and 40% theory and assessment building a portfolio of evidence with job write ups and photographic evidence of all 8 units. Together with some short answer question papers and multiple choice question papers to complete all the underpinning knowledge for each unit within the programme of study.

On successful completion of the 8 units the students portfolio of evidence for this Level 3 Diploma is submitted for external verification and validation prior to certification.

The course will be supported by developmental maths and English.

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

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