This qualification focuses on practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that when you complete the qualification you will have gained practical experience and some expectation of some of the situations that you could face in a job role within the engineering sector. This qualification has been designed to give a ‘hands-on’ practical approach to basic engineering training.
The qualification covers basic knowledge, understanding, and skills that are relevant to a wide variety of careers and study routes and takes a hands-on approach to basic engineering training. The qualification provides you with:
This qualification has one core mandatory unit, which provides learners with an introduction to working in the engineering sector, and 20 optional units.
The mandatory unit you will cover is:
Some of the optional units you will cover are:
You will need to have 5 GCSEs graded 2 or above, including English and Math.
Assessment methods within this qualification include centre-marked practical and theory assessments for all units. Assessment methods have
been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding, and skills of learners for each unit.
The internal assessments are set by EAL and marked by teachers.
Learners must achieve a Pass in ALL components for the qualification to be awarded.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
Upon successful completion of this course, as well as GCSE English/Math you can progress onto:
Future job roles, after studying Level 2,3, HE, or advanced apprenticeships could be: