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Engineering Technologies Certificate Level 1

This introductory course offers you a wonderful opportunity to experience a very practical engineering programme which consists of both mechanical and electrical engineering. The experienced staff are here to help you succeed and take advantage of the many apprenticeship opportunities that become available on successful completion of this programme.

This is a level 1 engineering course that involves studying a range of subjects covering the electrical field in engineering.
The units that are covered are as follow:

UNIT 101 – HEALTH AND SAFETY
UNIT 106 – ENGINEERING MATHS AND SCIENCE
UNIT 116 – ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE
UNIT 107 – ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES

Course Info

Level
Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Engineering
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (Maths and English must be included). School report that shows excellence in your attendance (must be 90% or above), punctuality and behaviour.

Delivery and Assessment

The course is assessed via coursework and 1 online test which you must pass in order to achieve and secure your target grades. Some of the coursework assessments are in-class. Coursework includes carrying out researches involving analysis, evaluation and mathematical calculations. Each unit is graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction, dependent on work completed. You must make sure to bring notebooks, pens/pencils, scientific calculator, and drawing equipment to the college (mobile phone calculators are not allowed).

Progression

Level 2 Diploma in Engineering providing a minimum of a grade M overall, with at least 90% attendance. Or apply for the many engineering apprenticeship jobs that are available within this exciting sector.

Career Opportunities

  • • Aeronautical Engineers • CAD Technicians • Software Developers • Telecommunication Specialists • Building Inspectors • Construction Managers • Design Consultants • Electronic Engineers