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Engineering Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle


Start Date: 02 September 2019

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

You will need a minimum of GCSE grade F/2 in maths, an interest in working in the engineering industry and a willingness to work hard.

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 qualification cover practical skills backed up by theory to give the learner some basic practical skills in engineering. The learner will cover machining, fabrication and fitting 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 qualifi cation (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 purchase boots, overalls and safety glasses.

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