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Entry Requirements

You will need 3 GCSEs at Grade 2 including Maths

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Full time

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1 academic year

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Key features and Benefits

  • Master your craft in our dedicated Construction Centre, featuring fully equipped workshop facilities
  • Take part in work placements with high profile engineering companies such as BAE Systems
  • Career boosting workshops and guest speakers from major industries such as the National Grid

  • Overview

    Engineering Level 1 is designed to provide specialist work-related knowledge in engineering. This qualification will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare you for further study, training and employment.

    You will learn about various topics such as working in engineering, carrying out basic fitting techniques and carrying out basic turning techniques in addition to the right use of Maths and English in everyday use.

    You will also learn through undertaking a variety of collaborative activities and research tasks. You will receive a number of mock tasks to measure your understanding and help prepare you for the formal assessment.

    All tasks require a range of skills such as communication, organisation, independence, time management, planning and research. To achieve a Merit or Distinction Grade requires more detail including knowing how to explain, analyse, evaluate and justify.

  • What will I study?

    You will start to build your knowledge and skills through the study of the following:

    • Introduction to Working in Engineering
    • Introduction to Machining Engineering Materials
    • Introduction to Electronics
    • Introduction to Electrical Installation
    • Introduction to Basic Maths and Science used in Engineering
    • Working with Customers
    • Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)
    • Engineering Project Planning
  • Entry Requirements

    You will need 3 GCSEs at Grade 2 including Maths.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed through assignment and project work including practicals.

  • What can I do next?

    On successful completion of the study programme, you may consider the Level 2 course in engineering:

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  • Additional Learning Support

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August 2023 Results