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?

This qualification is designed to cover the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices. 

It is suitable for:

  • Apprentices as part of Semta’s Apprenticeship frameworks for the sector
  • Employees in engineering requiring additional engineering competencies as part of an existing job role or to enable career progression
  • Anyone seeking to acquire engineering competencies enabling progression to the workplace/employment

Entry requirements:

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

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
  • 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:

  • Practical sessions.
  • There are two pathways available as part of this courses, either craft or technical. At interview we will discuss which option is best suited to your progression into either employment or studying engineering at degree level.

Assessment:

  • Continuous assessment on practical skills.

Progression:

  • Level 3 qualification
  • Employment
  • Engineering Apprenticeships