Overview top

This course is for students, with an interest in Engineering, CAD CAM, manual lathe work, hand fitting skills and CNC.

This programme covers the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices.

This programme focuses on practical skills and knowledge, where learners will gain practical experience and understanding of machining and manufacturing.

We know that having good qualifications alone doesn't always make you stand out.

That's why we're all about going the extra mile with you.

Studying with us means practical, hands-on workshops, group sessions, expert guest speakers, visits to local employers, wellbeing drop-ins, chill out time ... the list goes on. 

As part of the course, you will also take part in an external work placement to help you develop your confidence and skills to stand out from the crowd. 

Entry Requirements top

You need to have Maths GCSE grade 4 and English grade 3.

Assessment top

Unit 301 Engineering will be assessed by a multiple-choice online exam.

For hand fitting, turning and CAD CAM learners will produce practical test pieces which will be assessed by the lecturer. There will also be a short paper-based exam for each unit.

Professional Opportunities top

This qualification gives a greater opportunity for employment as an apprentice engineer.