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Suitable for 16-18 & Adult (19+)
Level 1
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 45 weeks
Subject area Engineering
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • Stratford Campus

This course is suitable for those with an interest in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering and wishing to become a qualified engineer. You will learn from expert tutors who have worked in the industry and have extensive knowledge.

Course description

This course consists of core, mandatory and optional units. You will be introduced to a range of engineering aspects including:

  • Health and safety and working in engineering
  • Engineering materials
  • Cutting, forming and assembling engineering equipment
  • Electronics design and construction
  • Electrical Installation
  • Mathematics and Science in engineering
  • Computer aided drawing in engineering
  • Mechanical, electrical and motor vehicle maintenance

There will be a focus on English and Mathematics ,and working safely while developing your practical skills and knowledge of the tools, equipment, principles and processes used in the engineering industry.

The course aims to develop each individual student’s potential – we will help you develop your individual skills and abilities, and help you confirm your future ambitions. You will learn theoretical and practical skills of working in the workshop and electronics lab. You will also gain knowledge in engineering principles and applications as well as work experience skills.

Additional information

Entry requirements

You will need a grade 2 or E or above in GCSE English and Mathematics. Entry Level 3 and Level 1 in Mathematics and English also accepted.


Provided you fulfil all of the course requirements, you may be able to progress onto a Level 2 engineering courses such as electrical, electronic, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, or electrical Installation. You may also proceed to advanced apprenticeship.

Fees and funding

This course is free for 16-18s. The course fee for adults (19+) is TBC.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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