Important Entry Requirement & Application Update

Once you've applied, you will be invited to attend a virtual information event at the beginning of 2021. At this event, you will have the opportunity to find out more about your course, meet the staff and ask any questions that you may have.

If your course requires an interview you will receive an email with details about your video call. There will be no need for you to come on site. Don't worry if you don't receive an email about an interview, not every course needs one.

Is this course right for me?

Would you like a career in engineering? Could you benefit from a practical course?

This course is designed for students who have limited knowledge of engineering, and want to learn more. It prepares you to start your career, covering general and specialised aspects of this exciting area.

The course is gives you a varied introduction to engineering. You will learn through practical work, with classroom sessions to help build your knowledge.

Entry requirements:

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
  • Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
  • Relevant industry experience

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery:

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical workshop sessions
  • Classroom sessions
  • Student centred work
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Virtual learning environment (MOODLE)
  • Tutorials

Assessment:

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Assignments
  • Short tests
  • Portfolio work

Progression:

You could progress onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai including:

  • Engineering Level 1/2
  • Engineering Level 2
  • General Engineering Level 2