Key Details

  • Available at:
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
  • Level:
  • Programme Area:
    Engineering and Power Technology
  • Course Length:

    2 years.

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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)

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits and/or
  • The Welsh Baccalaureate
Welsh Baccalaureate

Welsh Baccalaureate is a valuable qualification which is often studied alongside your Level 3 full-time course.

The qualification is graded A*-E, carrying the equivalent UCAS points at Level 3, and equips you with transferable personal and business skills. It is highly regarded by universities and employers alike.

As part of the qualification, you will learn about Global Citizenship, Enterprise and Employability and take part in community engagement and work experience.

Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.


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?