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
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.