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 knowedge, understanding and skills that are relevant to a wide variety of careers and study routes and takes a hands-on appraoch 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 GCSE's 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 componenets for the qualification to be awarded.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
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 apprenticehips could be: