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Engineering – Level 1

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About the course

The world of engineering, manufacturing and maintenance is always evolving to keep pace with new innovations. This one-year course will help to develop your knowledge and understanding of the role of engineers, and gain practical skills to benefit your career. It will suit you if you’re looking for a career in engineering and want to develop the skills gained from other qualifications. Units include working in engineering, mechanical and electrical maintenance, cutting and forming metal, CAD and an introduction to electronics.

Topics and units

– Working in engineering
– Mechanical and electrical maintenance
– Computer aided drawing (CAD)
– Electronics
– Cutting, forming and assembling engineering materials
– Basic maths and science used in engineering

Work placement opportunities: AceOn specialist battery manufacturers, Iconsys automated technology solutions, Protolabs digital manufacturers

Careers and progression

Progressing to: Engineering level 2 diploma, engineering operative apprenticeship, or jobs with local employers such as Denso Manufacturing UK, Avara Foods, and Borgers Ltd.
Aspirational careers: Mechatronics maintenance technician, design technician, or manufacturing technician

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades 2-1 – including English or maths

Additional information

Students will require:

Steel toe capped safety boots/shoes
Navy blue overalls
Scientific calculator
Notepad/notebook/A4 folder with paper
Suitable pen (black or blue ink)

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

To find out more information about our courses and college life, you can visit an open event to meet our team and check out our facilities for yourself.


Full Time


1 Year


Haybridge Road, Telford


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Upcoming events

Open event
09 October 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
13 November 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Christmas Fayre and Professional Skills Open Event
04 December 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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