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Engineering and Manufacturing Technology (Level 1) — Full-time

Course outline

This qualification is perfect if you would like to gain core knowledge and understanding of a range of occupational roles from across the engineering and manufacturing sector.

It has been specifically designed to provide the core knowledge and behaviours required for a range of Manufacturing and Engineering occupational roles or to offer progression into a higher level of study or a practical engineering apprenticeship.

The course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of a blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours required across a range of engineering skills and techniques. It covers the core knowledge and understanding that are required by an engineer involved in the Manufacturing and Engineering sector.

You can expect a very practical course which gives you the knowledge and skills to progress within the Engineering sector. You will be exposed to Engineering techniques and practical skills such as:

  • Welding and fabrication
  • Machining
  • Maintenance techniques
  • Hand fitting techniques
  • Electronics
  • Automation and robotics

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C047316 / Q047324


College Certificate


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You must have a GCSE Grade 2 in both GCSE English and Maths.

Teaching & assessment

Assessment methods within this course include in class knowledge assessments and practical assessments.

Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of all units.


If you gain either GCSE English or GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above, you can progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations. If you pass both GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above, you can jump straight to Level 3 Engineering or the T-Level in Engineering.

You could also progress onto a Level 2 or Level 3 apprenticeship in Engineering depending on your GCSE results