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Performing Engineering Operations Certificate Level 1

If you are interested in working in Engineering then this is the course for you. You will learn the basic skills of common engineering practices, along with a grasp of safe working which are essential for anyone seeking to build a career in engineering. You will study topics like using and communicating technical information in engineering, fitting techniques and assembling electronic circuits. This course provides the ideal foundation for a wide range of engineering professions and is flexible and practical.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You do not need any formal qualifications to do this course. However you will need to be working at Entry Level 3 or above. Enthusiasm and a will to succeed will be an advantage.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed through practical work and course activities. There are no exams.


After completing this course you could apply for an apprenticeship or take another level 2 engineering course like Electronic Engineering.

Career Opportunities

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