1st Edition

Mechanical Engineering: Level 2 NVQ

ISBN 9780750654067
Published February 4, 2002 by Routledge
464 Pages

USD $56.95

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Book Description

A thoroughly accessible and engaging workbook-style text, ideal for all NVQ students, including Foundation Modern Apprentices. Mechanical Engineering: Level 2 NVQ is a practical and interactive engineering book, written by practicing lecturers and designed for college students and Foundation Modern Apprentices. A highly readable text is supported by numerous assignments provided to build up a portfolio of evidence. Designed so that students can complete the blanks this book can be used as evidence for assessment purposes and as an essential reference guide for their subsequent employment.

This book covers the mandatory units (1-3), general support units (4-5) and option units (10-12) required to deliver a full NVQ programme. Key Skills activities are also provided at the relevant points through the book.

Mechanical Engineering: NVQ2 is a new single-volume text for the new Performing Engineering Operations NVQs from EMTA and City & Guilds updated and expanded from David Salmon's popular NVQ titles:
NVQ Engineering Manufacture: Mandatory Units
NVQ Engineering: Mechanical Option Units

Table of Contents

Preface; Chapter/unit references; Introduction for candidates; Introduction for trainers; Working safely in an engineering environment; Developing yourself and working with other people on engineering activities; Communicating using engineering drawings; Communicating technical information in the workplace; Identifying and selecting engineering materials; Checking workpieces for accuracy; Marking out for engineering activities; Fitting using hand skills; Machining engineering materials by turning; Machining engineering materials by milling; Using computer software packages to assist with engineering activities; Problem solving; Appendices; Index

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"Nicely presented and written at the right level for NVQ Level 2 students. The exercises are relevant and closely follow EMTA requirements." Mike Tooley, Brooklands College