ETA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

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Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (MME) is a work based vocational qualification. You will need to be employed in this sector and be able to provide evidence through the use of video, pictures and work product.

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ETA Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

The NVQ in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering qualification is designed to support those who work in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering. It provides a structured individualised route with knowledge and skills for those who wish to achieve a qualification in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering.

This qualification is made up of 3 mandatory units that will help learners to develop an understanding of the knowledge and skills required as relevant to their capabilities and aspirations. Its mandatory units form a foundation to extend the understanding and skills in specific areas through the optional routes. In addition to these, learners are required to achieve additional units selected from a suite of 9 Pathways and in accordance with the achievement definition. Learners who complete the qualification will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to underpin career development within the industry.

Who is this course for?

The NVQ Mechanical Manufacturing qualification is designed to support those people who work in manufacturing and use machines, such as Lathes, C.N.C. machine tools such as milling, grinding, cutting, however. It provides a structured individualised route with knowledge and skills for those who wish to achieve a qualification in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering.

 

How long do I get to complete this qualification?

You are allowed 12 months to complete from registration. Your progress can be monitored in OneFile as we will program your start and finish dates. If you do not complete within the given time, you can extend on a month by month basis.

Mandatory Units: (All 3 must be completed) – All Pathways

  • Complying with Statutory Regulations and Organisational Safety Requirements (A/601/5013)
  • Using and Interpreting Engineering Data and Documentation (Y/601/5102)
  • Working Efficiently and Effectively in Engineering (K/601/5055)

Pathways

Machining – Must complete any pair of units from the following:

  • Setting Centre Lathes for Production
  • Machining Components using Centre Lathes

 

  • Setting Turret Lathes for Production
  • Machining Components using Turret Lathes

 

  • Setting Milling Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Milling Machines

 

  • Setting Shaping, Planning or Slotting Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Shaping, Planning or Slotting Machines

 

  • Setting Gear Cutting Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Gear Cutting Machines

 

  • Setting Gear Grinding Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Gear Grinding Machines

 

  • Setting Horizontal Boring Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Horizontal Boring Machines

 

  • Setting Vertical Boring Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Vertical Boring Machines

 

  • Setting Electro-Discharge Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Electro-Discharge Machines

 

  • Setting Grinding Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Grinding Machines

 

  • Setting Honing and Lapping Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Honing and Lapping Machines

 

  • Setting Broaching Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using Broaching Machines

 

  • Setting Metal Spinning Machines for Production
  • Producing Components using Metal Spinning Machines

CNC Machining – Must complete one of the following units:

  • Loading and Proving CNC Machine Tool Programs
  • Carrying Out CNC Machine Tool Programming

Plus one of the following Pair:

  • Setting CNC Turning Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Turning Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Milling Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Milling Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Grinding Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Grinding Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Punching Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Punching Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Laser Profiling Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Laser Profiling Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Electro-Discharge Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Electro-Discharge Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Vertical Boring Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Vertical Boring Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Horizontal Boring Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Horizontal Boring Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Gear Cutting Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Gear Cutting Machines

 

  • Setting CNC Machining Centres for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Machining Centres

Machine Tool Setting – Must complete the following unit:

  • Handing Over Machine Tools to Production Operators

Plus one more from the following units:

  • Setting Capstan and Turret Lathes for Production
  • Setting Single-Spindle Automatic Turning Machines for Production
  • Setting Multi-Spindle Automatic Turning Machines for Production
  • Setting Single and Multi-Spindle Drilling Machines for Production
  • Setting Tool and Cutter Grinding Machines for Production
  • Setting Special-Purpose Machines for Production
  • Setting Power Presses for Production
  • Setting Milling Machines for Production
  • Setting Grinding Machines for Production
  • Setting Shaping, Planing or Slotting Machines for Production
  • Setting Gear Cutting Machines for Production
  • Setting Gear Grinding Machines for Production
  • Setting Electro-Discharge Machines for Production
  • Setting Honing and Lapping Machines for Production
  • Setting Broaching Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Turning Machines for production
  • Setting CNC Milling Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Grinding Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Punching Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Laser Profiling Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Electro-Discharge Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Gear Cutting Machines for Production
  • Setting CNC Machining Centers for Production

Fitting and Assembly – Must complete three of the following units:

  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Assembling Mechanical Products
  • Producing Components by Manual Machining
  • Fitting Fluid Power Components to Mechanical Assemblies
  • Fitting Pipework Systems to Mechanical Assemblies
  • Fitting Electrical/Electronic Components to Mechanical Assemblies
  • Producing Power Turbine Combustion Assemblies
  • Producing Power Turbine Compressor Assemblies
  • Producing Turbine Assemblies
  • Producing Power Turbine Gearbox Assemblies
  • Producing Power Turbine Major Assemblies
  • Producing Piston Engine Assemblies
  • Repairing and Modifying Mechanical Assemblies
  • Checking that Completed Assemblies Comply with Specification

Pipe Fitting and Assembly – Must complete one unit from the following:

  • Pipe Bending and Forming by Hand Methods
  • Pipe Bending and Forming using Bending Machines

Plus two more from the following:

  • Assembling Screwed Pipework
  • Assembling Small Bore Non-Ferrous Pipework
  • Assembling Non-Metallic Pipework
  • Preparing and Testing Pipework Systems
  • Producing Socket and Flange Fillet Welded Joints in Pipe using a Manual Welding Process

Composite Manufacture Engineering – Must complete one of the following units:

  • Producing Composite Mouldings using Pre-Preg Laminating Techniques
  • Producing Composite Mouldings using Wet lay-up Techniques
  • Producing Composite assemblies

Plus one more unit from the following:

  • Producing Composite Mouldings using Pre-Preg Laminating Techniques
  • Producing Composite Mouldings using Wet Lay-up Techniques
  • Producing Composite Assemblies
  • Bonding Composite Mouldings
  • Repairing Composite Mouldings
  • Applying Finishes to Composite Mouldings
  • Trimming Composite Mouldings using Hand Tools
  • Identifying Defects in Composite Mouldings

NOTE: Two different units must be selected

Mechanical Overhaul and Test – Must complete two of the following units:

  • Slinging, Lifting and Moving Equipment, Components or Materials for Overhauling Activities
  • Dismantling Mechanical Equipment in Preparation for Overhaul
  • Checking Mechanical Components for Serviceability During Overhauling Activities
  • Carrying Out Non-Destructive Flaw Detection on Components During Overhauling Activities
  • Restoring Mechanical Components to Usable Condition by Repair
  • Producing Replacement Components for Overhauling Activities
  • Checking that Overhauled Mechanical Assemblies Comply with Specification

Plus one more unit from the following units:

  • Overhauling Industrial Power Turbines by Module Replacement
  • Overhauling Industrial Power Turbine Compressor Assemblies
  • Overhauling Industrial Power Turbine Combustion Assemblies
  • Overhauling Turbine Assemblies from Industrial Power Turbines
  • Overhauling Piston Engines
  • Overhauling Gearbox Assemblies
  • Overhauling Industrial Clutch and Brake Assemblies
  • Overhauling Pump Assemblies
  • Overhauling Valve Assemblies
  • Overhauling Components of Hydraulic Equipment
  • Overhauling Components of Pneumatic, Vacuum or Compressed Air Equipment
  • Carrying Out Tests on Overhauled Industrial Power Turbines
  • Carrying out Tests on Overhauled Piston Engines (Fixed Dynamometer)

Spring Making – Must complete four of the following units:

  • Making Compression Springs using Hand Forming Methods
  • Making Torsion Springs using Hand Forming Methods
  • Making Extension Springs using Hand Forming Methods
  • Making Spring Wire Forms using Hand Forming Methods
  • Grinding Spring Ends by Hand
  • Setting Automatic Cold Wire Compression Spring Making Machines for Production
  • Setting Automatic Cold Wire Torsion Spring Making Machines for Production
  • Setting Automatic Cold Wire Extension Spring Making Machines for Production
  • Setting Automatic Spring Making Machines for Production of Clock, Power, Scroll and Volute Springs
  • Setting Automatic Cold Wire Forming Machines to Produce Spring Wire Forms
  • Setting Automatic Hot Wire Compression Spring Making Machines for Production
  • Setting Automatic Spring End Grinding Machines for Production
  • Programming CNC Spring Making Machines
  • Setting CNC Spring Making Machines
  • Operating CNC Spring Making Machines
  • Setting and Using a Fly Press for Spring Making Activities
  • Making Strip Spring Components using Shearing Machines
  • Forming Strip Spring Components using Power Rolling Machines
  • Bending Strip Spring Components using Press Brakes
  • Forming Strip Spring Components using Power Press
  • Drilling and Finishing Holes in Strip Spring Components
  • Using Heat to Assist with the Bending and Forming of Spring Components
  • Carrying Out Heat Treatment of Springs
  • Carrying Out Shot Peening of Springs
  • Carrying Out Quality Control of Spring Making Activities
  • Manufacturing One-Off Tooling for Spring Making Activities
  • Setting and Operating CNC Laser Profiling Machines for Strip Spring Making

Photonics Engineering – Must complete three of the following units:

  • Machining Infra-Red/Special Material Lenses
  • Machining Optical Glass Lenses
  • Machining Optical Prism and Flat Components
  • Setting CNC Aspheric Glass and Diamond Turning Machines
  • Machining Components using CNC Aspheric Glass and Diamond Turning Machines
  • Setting CNC Optical Grinding and Polishing Machines for Production
  • Machining Components using CNC Optical Grinding and Polishing Machines
  • Machining Optical Cylinders and Domes
  • Machining Optical Plastic Components
  • Polishing and Smoothing of Lens or Mirror Surfaces
  • Vacuum Coating Optical Materials
  • Inspecting Optical Components using Mechanical Instruments
  • Inspecting Optical Components using Co-ordinate Measuring Machines (CMM)
  • Carrying Out Laser/Optic Metrology
  • Terminating Fibre-Optic Cables
  • Building Optical Systems
  • Performing Laser Optical System Alignment
  • Aligning and Setting Up Holographic Equipment
  • Following Clean Room/Clean Work Area Protocols

CSCS Card Eligibility

By enrolling on the NVQ Diploma Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering, you can meet one of the requirements to apply for the RED CSCS – TRAINEE card.

See here-> Card Finder (cscsonline.uk.com)

Red CSCS Trainee card
Blue CSCS Card - Skilled Worker, NVQ, Vocational
Awarding Organisation (AO)

Engineering Training Awards (ETA)

Assessment

Portfolio of Evidence

Attendance

Remote

Level

3

Duration

12 Months

Pathway

Monthly, Machining, CNC Machining, Machine Tool Setting, Fitting and Assembly, Pipe Fitting and Assembly, Composite Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Overhaul and Test, Spring Making, Photonics