Engineering Level 1
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: At least 2 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including English Language or Mathematics OR a relevant Entry Level programme and GCSE English Language or Mathematics at Grade 3 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

A Level 1 course in Engineering is the ideal introduction to the trade. Providing you with the basic skills and knowledge you will require to progress on to higher level courses. Your journey towards a career in Engineering starts here.

What will I learn?

• Working safely in engineering
• Developing skills in making engineering components using hand tools
• Developing skills in using a bench/ pedestal drilling machine
• Developing skills in planning and making a machined product
• Developing skills in assembling mechanical components
• Developing skills in joining materials using welding
• Developing skills in electronic assembly
• Developing skills in wiring electrical circuits and components
• Developing skills in routine servicing of mechanical equipment
• Developing skills in routine servicing of an electrical/electronic system

How will the course be assessed?

• You will be assessed through internal assessments which consist of coursework projects and practical work.
• Engineering students will have access to the engineering lab and workshop, fitted with industry standard equipment and state-of-the-art facilities in order to best prepare them for a career within the industry.
• You will study in modern classrooms with interactive learning technology and will have access to up-to-date resources.
• Students will have access to high end computer suites where they will have access to various programmes and software to aid their studies.

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College.
• Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed, and supported to progress to their intended destinations.
• We also have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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