• engineering 01
  • engineering 02
  • engineering 03
  • engineering 04
  • engineering 05

Overview

Our Level 1 programme brings to life core engineering subjects, focussing on electrical and electronic engineering. You will experience an interactive way of learning. Practical and experimental classes offer you hands-on experience to complement your course's more theoretical modules, while innovative design-build-test projects replace the more traditional lesson and lab sessions.

Course description

The aim of this course is to develop your basic skills and knowledge to allow you to progress into a career in the engineering industry or to a higher level course. The programme comprises modules involving practical work and essential knowledge related to engineering.

What areas will I study?

Key areas of study include:

  • Working safely in engineering
  • Developing skills in making engineering components using hand tools
  • Developing skills in using a bench/pedestal drilling machine
  • Developing skills in electronic assembly
  • Developing skills in wiring electrical circuits and components
  • Developing skills in routine servicing of an electrical/electronic system
  • Starting work in engineering
  • Working in a team
  • Interpreting and using engineering information
  • Engineering marking out

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September | 2019/20 £900.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
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