This course is ideal for anyone with an interest in manufacturing engineering as it will lead to a work-related qualification which reflects the knowledge, skills and understanding required in the sector.

The aims of this qualfication is to::

  • inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the engineering sector
  • give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the engineering sector
  • support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic engineering course or an apprenticeship
  • give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of job roles.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression at The College onto a Level 3 BTEC Certificate in Engineering or an Apprenticeship.

What jobs can I get? 

The qualfication will provide you with the theory and practical skills to help you gain employment in the manufacturing and engineering sectors.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

You will be required to complete a minumum of 30 hours work expereince with a manufactruing/engineering employer during your course.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN2FF002B 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

The course covers a number of core & mandatory units:

  • Engineering Environmental Awareness
  • Fitting and Assembely Techniques
  • Manual Turning Techniques
  • Manual Welding Techniques
  • Engineering Mathematics and Science

The teaching of these units includes practical workshop experience.

You will also study GCSE or Functional Skills English and Maths if you are required to improve your grades.

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 2

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

EAL

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Engineering and Electronics

More about the course 

There will be a £150 materials fee at enrolment

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

EAL