Key Details

  • Available at:
    Llangefni
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Level:
    2
  • Programme Area:
    Engineering and Power Technology
  • Course Length:

    Full-time, extended college year

  • Bilingual:

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Llangefni

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 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 Criteria

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.

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits
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.

Assessment

  • Continuous assessment on practical skills.

Progression

  • Level 3 qualification
  • Employment
  • Engineering Apprenticeships

Would you like to apply for this course?

Llangefni