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Engineering Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle

Level: 1

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

Who is it for

This basic engineering course is ideal if you have an interest in engineering and want to move on to study at a higher level or an apprenticeship.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

2 GCSEs at grade 1/G or above and ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject.

What is covered

The introductory engineering course covers a wide range of basic engineering subjects which aims to give the learner a wide range of skills which will be used in their future careers.

The initial mandatory unit covers safe working practices in engineering and gives the learner an initial understanding of the regulations used in the engineering industry. The other units which make up this qualifi cation cover practical skills
backed up by theory to give the learner some basic practical skills in engineering. The learner will cover machining, fabrication and fi tting hand skills, giving them the chance to learn manufacturing skills as well as vehicle maintenance and pneumatics. The practical units are taught alongside maths, science and customer service to provide the learner with a sound basic knowledge of engineering principles.

How is the course assessed

By practical assignment and written work

What can this course lead to

You can progress on to a level 2 engineering qualification (providing you have achieved English and maths at the level that you are currently studying), an apprenticeship or go in to employment within the engineering industry.

Are there any additional costs

You will need to supply your own overalls, safety shoes or boots and a pair of safety glasses.

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