Key Details

  • Available at
  • Level
  • Study Mode
  • Programme Area
    Engineering and Power Technology
  • Course Length

    2 years.

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Bilingual

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

This course provides you with the introductory skills and technical knowledge to prepare you for work in a variety of aeronautical engineering roles, in both the Aircraft Service and Maintenance industries.

The technical training is provided in the college full time over two years, including placement time in practical engineering workshops and industrial placements for five weeks.

Entry Criteria

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade C and Science (preferably Physics).


  • Practical workshop sessions
  • Classroom sessions
  • Student centered work
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Access to a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Theory based observations and tasks
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Assignments


  • Apprenticeship within the Aviation industry
  • Aeronautical Engineering degrees

Would you like to apply for this course?