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    About the course

    The aim of this qualification is to support learners as they develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in engineering, learning the fundamentals of the subject. Whilst studying this course, learners will also complete the T Level Transition Programme which will be tailored to meet your needs in English and Maths, Technical skills, Pastoral support and Personal development.

    Entry requirements

    GCSEs or equivalent:

    English – 2

    Maths – 3

    How much does it cost?

    Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

    There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.

    Awarding Body

    City & Guilds

    Why study?

    Throughout the course there will be large amounts of practical work included. This will range from using hand tools to learn fitting and assembly techniques to manual machining to do turning and milling and then all the way up to setting and operating high tech industry standard computer numeric control (CNC) machines.

    Where will this course take me?

    • CNC setter/operator
    • CNC programmer
    • Toolmaker
    • Engineering Technician
    • Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

    Core modules

    201 Working in an Engineering Environment

    202 Engineering Techniques

    203 Engineering Maths and Science Principles

    204 Fitting and Assembly Techniques

    205 Business Improvement Techniques

    206 Principles of Milling and Turning

    210 Principles of CNC Machining/Fabrication

    How will I be assessed?


    Will I have to provide anything?

    Calculator £10

    Overalls £20

    Boots £20

    Glasses £5

    Pen and paper

    (all prices rough estimates)

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
    Ask Us a question about this course

    Funding Your Course

    If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.