Engineering Level 1

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 1
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 07/09/2020

This qualification is aimed at candidates who:
• Intend to gain qualifications which will help them in the future and assist in making an application to join an Apprenticeship or Advanced Modern Apprenticeship programme.
• Intend to follow Apprenticeship and Advanced Modern Apprenticeship programmes
• Wish for career progression within engineering
• Wish to develop the skills learnt from other qualifications

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for 16-18 year old and adult learners, the course will include a substantial amount of careers related learning designed to support progression to the suitable next step, this could include educational trips, employability skills and employer encounters such as guest speakers. For 16-18 year old learners this will be delivered as a study programme which includes math and English where applicable and work experience.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

On successful completion, you have the opportunity to progress to the Level 2 Certificate in Engineering, Level 3 Diploma in Engineering, Techbac Year 1, Techbac Year 2, HNC Engineering, Hon’s Degree in Engineering.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

3 GCSE’s at grade 2 or higher including English and Maths, or relevant qualifications. You must have enthusiasm for the subject/area, enjoy working with people and have commitment to study (attendance, punctuality & behaviour).

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

What does the course involve?

You will study the following:

• The safe use of hand tools and fitting activities used in the engineering and manufacturing sectors

• Setting and operating machines, following safe working practices and checking simple components for size.

• Methods of drawing and communication that are required in the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

All LMC students will receive tutorial support.

All students aged 16-19 are required to study functional English and maths qualifications or GCSE Maths and/or English if not already awarded a GCSE grade C/4 or higher in these subjects. Students aged 19+ are strongly encouraged to take relevant maths and English qualifications to support progression to further or higher education, training or employment.

How will I be Assessed?

This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including projects and exams/online tests.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive a Level 1 Certificate in Engineering.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306.

Download The Course Information Sheet