Engineering Level 1

Start Date
Course Course
Olive Grove Campus

About this Course

This course is designed to familiarise you with the fundamentals of operating machine tools such as lathes, drilling machines and workshop fitting tools. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in workshop fitting, mechanical and production engineering. It is a combination of classroom and practical workshop.

Key Units

Key Areas of Study

  • Practical Engineering Workshop
  • Engineering Turning
  • Engineering Fitting
  • Engineering World
You will also learn some generic engineering skills that can apply to many different types of engineering, including, interpreting engineering drawings and engineering marking out.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade A* - E / grade 2 or above, to include English Language.


  • Practical Assessment
  • Exams

Where does this Lead

Progression onto a BTEC Level 2 course or an Apprenticeship.

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Will this course suit me?
If you are interested in taking your first step towards a career in manufacturing, electronics, electrical engineering, product design, aerospace or the automotive industry as a project leader or designer then this course is right for you.

Extra Costs

For this course you will be required to own relevant PPE (boots & overalls).

Students in financial hardship may be eligible to apply to the Learner Support Fund for assistance with course related costs.

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