Is the Course for me?
Are you enthusiastic about engineering and technology? Are you interested in learning more about it, before going to university or securing employment? If your answer is 'yes' then this is your opportunity to utilise your interest. This course will help you gain the skills and technical knowledge that will bring your ambitions to life.
What is involved?
You will be introduced to a range of engineering aspects such as interpreting and using engineering information, marking out techniques, machining processes, electronic circuit construction and computer aided drawing techniques. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a functional skill if you do not already hold this qualification.
There will be a focus on working safely while developing your practical skills and knowledge of the tools, equipment, principles and processes used in the engineering industry.
A number of options will become available to you, when you successfully complete this course. You could go on to enrol for a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering, or an EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technology. You could even gain employment at craft level.