This course aims to give practical, on the job training that will help prepare you for your career in the engineering field. You will develop Engineering skills and improve your confidence, effectiveness and efficiency in the business environment.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression at The College to a related Level 2 qualification or to employment or apprenticeship training.

What jobs can I get? 

There are up to date industrial workshop facilities in motor vehicle and mechancial engineering including CAD/CAM, CNC and Rapid Prototyping, all utilising the latest industrial hardware and software. There is also new state of the art accommodation at The Fulcrum, Tower Park, Poole for all trowel trades including plastering, painting and decorating, interior design and wall and floor tiling. Other trade areas at North Road include all wood trades, fine furniture, kitchen fitting, plumbing and domestic heating, electrical electronics and electrical installation. The computing section of Technology boasts international training academy status in CISCO networking and Microsoft training.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You should a minimum of 2 GCSE passes or successful completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Entry Level 3. Applicants should demonstrate an active interest in working in an engineering environment.

What about work experience? 

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course content

Course Content 

Sujects studied will include:

  • Communication skills
  • Engineering machining
  • Fabrication
  • Fitting using hand skills
  • Health and safety

This will enable you to make a choice of area in which to specialise at Level 2.

You will also study Functional Skills at an appropriate level.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Foundation

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Foundation

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds