This qualification focuses on practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification, they will have gained practical experience and some expectation of some of the situations that they could face in a job role within the engineering sector. It covers the advanced level knowledge and understanding of a broad range of engineering competencies and has been developed in consultation with colleges, training associations and industry to ensure that it meets the needs of the engineering sector.
What can I do next?
On successful completion of the course, you will have gained the necessary skills and qualifications to take up employment in the area of engineering and manufacturing.
What will I be doing?
The qualification covers a wide range of subjects including health and safety, electrical engineering, computer aided design, mathematics, fabrication and welding, communication engineering, and milling turning and machining.
As a full time student, you will have the chance to take part in additional activities alongside your main programme. You can also take part in our enrichment programme, which includes sport, foreign languages and a range of other activities.
How will I be assessed?
Practical work and internal testing - this may be externally verified.
- 4 GCSE's A*- C with a minimum C Grade in Maths, English and Science.
What do I need to bring?
You must provide your own boots and overalls. You may also be asked to buy a recommended text book.
Free to those under 19 on 31st August 2021.
If you are 19 or over on 31st August 2021, have been a permanent resident in the EU for the last 3 years and are a fee paying new entrant you will pay approx. £2000 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approx. £5500 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the fees for 2020/21 and could be subject to change for 2021/22).
Fee paying students continuing on the same course for a second year will be charged £2000 tuition fee for a Level 2 qualification and approx. £3500 for a Level 3 qualification (these were the fees for 2020/21 and could be subject to change for 2021/22).
If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free training if the course you choose is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification. You may also be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable.
These fees are indicative of the 2021-22 costs and may be subject to change