Canterbury College Engineering Department BTEC Level 3 Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma & Extended Diploma in Engineering Student Induction Teaching Staff The following people are associated with the Edexcel Level 3 Engineering Course Course Tutor: David Kirkness (Year 1) Paul Lewis (Year 2) Subject tutors Paul Lewis, Michael Cooke, David Kirkness, Paul Mulder, Tom Northey All of the above personnel can be contacted on 01227 811115. The course tutor can be contacted via email [email protected] Further course information can also be obtained at http://bluepill.co.uk / http://www.mindfyre.co.uk Lateness and Absents Any lateness and absents is to be reported to the college by contacting: Lewis O’Callaghan 01227 811111 Ex No 2023 If no answer leave a message on the answer phone When your late, you need to report to T209 to inform a member of staff and collect a late slip for your class tutor The College Landyards and ID Cards Landyards Your are to be worn at all times student numbers is your computer user name Health & Safety Any accident or near miss needs to be reported to any member of the department staff. First Aid Any first aid needed to be reported to any member of the department staff who will call a first aider. Or go to reception and they will call a first aider. Fire and Bomb Alarm If the first alarm sounds you need to leave the build and got to fire muster point B If the Bomb alarm sounds you need to leave the build and got to fire muster point B taking all the belongings with you. Smoking The No college has a NO SMOKING policy smoking is permitted on site and you are required to leave the college campus The Course The Course • • This course aims to give the student a practical and academic introduction to the world of engineering dealing with areas such as Mechanical Maintenance, Electronic Circuit Construction, and Computer Aided Design. As the National Diploma is a practical work related course, you learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need to start or progress a career. Timetable Timetabled days will be on: Units On the National diploma you will be completing the following units: 1 - Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace 2 - Communications for Engineering Technicians 3 - Engineering Project 4 - Mathematics for Engineering Technicians 5 - Mechanical Principles and Application 6 - Electrical and Electronic Principles 8 - Engineering Design 10 – Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials Units 12 - Applications of Mechanical Systems and Technology 17 - Computer Aided Drafting 19 - Mechanical Measurement and Inspection Techniques 28 - Further Mathematics for Technicians 31- Applications of Computer Numerical Control in Engineering 35 - Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits 53 - Electronic Measurement and Testing 60 - Electronic Fault-finding Functional Skills What are Functional Skills? Functional skills are the skills that you need in order to operate confidently and successfully in school, college, university, work, training, and life in general. During your year at college you will be required to complete one functional skill. This will either be Application of Number or Literacy. Functional Skills are assessed by exam, there is no portfolio. Important Note If you wish to proceed to another level of study at the college, then you must have completed and passed one functional skills. Assessment and Deadlines Your tutors will set you a range of activities that will enable you to achieve the qualification. Some of these tasks will be specifically designed to teach you the techniques and skills you will need to develop in order to be able to undertake the grading assessments. The assessment will take several forms and could be any of the following methods. Assignments Experiments Observed and checked workshop tests Reports Formal written tests If you miss your deadline the most you will achieve is a pass for that assignment Overall Grade 5 points for a Pass 6 points for a Merit 7 points for a Distinction Points Grades MPP 1300 - 1339 MMP 1340 – 1379 MMM 1380 - 1419 DMM 1420 - 1459 DDM 1460 - 1499 DDD 1500 -1529 DDD* 1530 – 1559 DD*D* 1560 – 1589 D*D*D* 1590 and above Progression After completing Year 1 you will progress onto either the Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma Following the completion of the 2 year course, you could progress onto a HNC, HND or Degree Minimum of a DMM overall to progress Appeals You should have completed your learner journeys and signed to say you have read the appeals procedure. Tutorial You will have an individual tutorial with one of the course team to discuss your progress and set SMART targets for you to achieve. Tutorials will be one every 6 weeks. Vandalism/Stealing Vandalism/stealing Anyone is not tolerated caught vandalizing/stealing equipment will be removed from the course Plagiarism Your work will be checked to make sure it is your our and not copied from other students or the internet. Work Experience If your interest in doing some form of work experience let us know. You can also contact companies yourself to see if their have any vacancies.