ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES - LEVEL 2

Examined course - counts towards the league table points 2019 This qualification is designed for 14-16 year old learners who want to use and understand advanced manufacturing technologies and techniques to promote themselves for further study or for job applications. The object of this qualification is to introduce KS4 learners to this fast moving world and equip them for jobs in these industries in the near future. The learners will learn how to build and fy rockets, how to build some objects to go into those rockets, such as microsatellites. They will explore artificial intelligence, and look at the issues surrounding the making and use of unmanned vehicles.
Qualification Title
Qualification Number
603/0146/6
Qualification Status
Available to learners
Qualification Level
Level 2
Total Credits
16
Guided Learning Hours
160
Funded
NO
Assessment Methods
Coursework, E-assessment, Portfolio of Evidence, Written Examination
Grading Scale
A*/A/B/C
Operational Start Date
01-Sep-2016
WHY CHOOSE THIS QUALIFICATION?
  • Devised in consultation with leading industry consultants, professional bodies and universities.
  • Clear and flexible unit based structure referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
  • Straightforward assessment of competence in real rather than contrived contexts.
  • Grading through controlled exams introduced progressively from KS3 to KS4.
  • Provides a focus for continuing professional development for teachers through moderation/verification feedback.
  • Moderation on demand, no restrictive moderation windows.
  • Feedback offered on any evidence submitted. TLM are willing to communicate with assessors with guidance on how to improve learners work.
  • three examination opportunities per year.
  • use of open source cloud based technologies to reduce costs and add value for schools.
  • The online TLM Markbook is invaluable in tracking students' progress.
  • Use of open source cloud based technologies to reduce costs and add value for schools.
  • Reduced bureaucracy for teachers and flexibility for them to target specific interests.
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