Level One Certificate in Engineering and Technologies

This qualification gives successful learners a broad introduction to the practices and processes of engineering technology. It takes a hands-on approach to basic engineering training, allowing successful learners to gain experience and understanding of a range of potential careers in the sector and acts as a stepping stone to further study. Students develop the personal skills to work effectively and achieve their potential. 

This course is available as part of a full-time study programme for 16 to 18 year olds, and as a part-time course for adults aged 19 and over.  Please ask learner services for details.

What will I study?

  • Welding and fabrication
  • Marine engineering
  • Motorcycle engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Electronic engineering 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a range of techniques to include, observation of carrying out practical activities in workshops, oral questioning, written reports and online testing

How will the course be delivered?

Full time study programme over three days per week including English and mathematics development, enrichment and enterprise.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs grade D / 3 or above
  • Or Skills for Life qualification
  • Or entry level three
  • qualification
  • Or equivalent

Applications from mature students without the above qualifications are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

What next?

This qualification helps you go on to more advanced courses such as the Level Two Diploma in Engineering and Technology.

It could also help you secure an apprenticeship or advanced apprenticeship within an engineering company and improve your career prospects.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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