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:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade C
  • Attendance at an interview.


  • Practical sessions.


  • Continuous assessment on practical skills.


Apprenticeship or employment in engineering manufacturing