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Full Time FdSc Machinery Management and Logistics

Myerscough College

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Mechanisation FdSc Machinery Management and Logistics Myerscough reference: 09FOMMLMYF01P UCAS Code: HN32 Course Length: 2 years full-time Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This Foundation Degree programme provides a genuine ??-hands on?? practical learning experience combined with academic study. It provides students with both the technical and managerial skills necessary to operate at the increasingly high and complex levels in the mechanisation industry. The course draws on diverse disciplines such as machinery, business, science, engineering, IT and logistics. Although focused on the managerial aspect of the chosen career path, considerable time is spent honing practical skills in the workshops in project development and industry case studies. The course is ideal for anyone with a keen interest in machinery who wants to work in this challenging and exciting industry or for those people currently in employment who want to progress to management positions. Subjects covered include fundamentals of engineering, machinery principles, landbased vehicle technology, software applications, business management, manufacturing and fabrication, logistics and machinery management. List of Modules Year 1 ? Work Skills Development: This module provides students with first-hand experience where students will use a relevant work environment to develop practical and technical skills. Students will be encouraged to record and reflect on their own personal development during the module. ? Machinery Principles: Understanding the production of power and its transmission in vehicles and related aspects, e.g. appropriate materials, systems and their safety and analysis of primary data, with a foundation in original technical and scientific literature. ? Information Technology and CAD for Technicians: This module introduces the fundamentals of data communications and associated computer software and hardware ? Landbased Vehicle Technology: The aims of the module are to enable the students to ontroduce modern technology that is incorporated into modern agricultural vehicles. ? Marketing Products and Services: (half module) The aims of this module are to enable the student to develop the skills and knowledge required to comprehend the significance of the role of business finance in the industry, to understand organisational behaviour and structure, to differentiate between and use appropriate statistical analysis in a business context. ? Introduction to Facility and Event Management: (half module)The aim of this module is to introduce the student to team working principles, facility and event management and the creation and delivery of a project plan. ? Logistics: Understanding and development of skills relating to the role of logistics in the motorsports industry, including resources. Year 2 ? Work Project: This module aims to build on the practical, technical and personal skills developed in the Work Skills Development module and provide a structured work environment for students to identify a suitable project, work with their supervisor in developing the project and reporting on the outcomes. Students will be encouraged to use the work project to develop professional working relationships. ? Technical Systems: Linking analytical techniques and scientific explanation of engineering principles to workshop practice, including components inspection. ? Management of Events and Facilities: The main aim of this module is to enable the student to evaluate the ongoing processes involved in facility management. ? Manufacturing and Fabrication (double module): Evaluate appropriate materials, develop problem solving and engineering skills and organise and analyse team operations in a vehicles/machinery context. ? Machinery Management: Developing knowledge of the compatability of power units with implements/equipment, the effect on business finance/management: how operational systems are controlled by equipment available; analysis and evaluat

Mechanisation FdSc Machinery Management and Logistics Myerscough reference: 09FOMMLMYF01P UCAS Code: HN32 Course Length: 2 years full-time Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This Foundation Degree programme provides a genuine ??-hands on?? practical learning experience combined with academic study. It provides students with both the technical and managerial skills necessary to...

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