This course will give you the opportunity to progress into the Engineering industry. You will be treated as an industry professional from the start; taking control of your projects; drawing up plans and turning these plans into finished projects. You will visit various local engineering businesses to put theory into practice. Our expert tutors will help to give you a firm foundation to build your career onto.

Funding and bursaries

Students under 19 will not have to pay fees providing you are legally in the UK. You may be able to access Bursary funding to help you with travel and meals depending on your personal circumstances.

Students aged over 19 may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. This will be discussed at enrolment.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements but an interest in working in engineering.

What will I learn?

You will learn a broad range of competencies and skills which will help you progress in the Engineering industry. The course will be delivered with a large amount of practical lessons in our workshops.

Work Experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.


There are a range of units which include:

Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
Carrying out Engineering Activities Efficiently and Effectively
Using and Communicating Technical Information
Assembling Mechanical Components


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments and exams. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills whilst being observed by your tutor.

Enrichment Opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and Progression

Completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 2 Engineering course or an Apprenticeship.

Study Programme

Our personalised Study Programmes provide young people with the skills they need to move in to higher education, training, apprenticeships or employment. They are designed to challenge you positively and suit your aspirations. Our Study Programmes include a choice of vocational qualifications combined with essential English and Maths qualifications, enrichment activities and work experience. We partner with employers to ensure our learners gain the vital work-ready skills and knowledge needed to positively progress into the world of work.