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Materials Engineering (City & Guilds)

Programme Aims:

The purpose of this unit is to enable learners to develop an understanding of the properties, selection criteria, relationships between processes and behaviour, and causes of failure of engineering materials.
At the end of this module the learner will:

  • be able to determine the properties and selection criteria of materials from tests and data sources
  • understand the relationships between manufacturing processes and material behaviour
  • be able to select suitable materials and processing methods for a specific product
  • understand the in-service causes of failure of engineering materials

Entry Requirement

a) International City and Guilds Certificate award (2565) or,
b) National Craft Certificate in the following trades: Aircraft Mechanic, Electrician, Fitter, Heavy Vehicle
Mechanic, Toolmaker, Metal Fabrication, Motor Mechanic or equivalent or,
c) National Certificate in Engineering or,
d) National Certificate in Technology or,
e) Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Certified Manufacturing Technologist Level



City & Guilds 9209-432 Award
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