This qualification is designed to develop a significant core of knowledge and understanding in engineering and be able to apply their learning. It is a course for learners who are motivated and challenged by learning through hand-on experiences and through content which is concrete and directly related to those experiences.
The study of engineering is the application of Science and Maths to solve real world problems.
Learners will be able to read technical drawings, select appropriate materials along with tools and machinery and know how to carry out a practical task working in a safe manner with current health and safety legislation.
The Engineering curriculum provides a solid foundation for further studies and students will be able to take responsibility for their own learning and achievement. The qualification will provide progression onto an apprenticeship, employment or further education.
A range of qualifications may be accessed such as A-Level and Technical Levels. This qualification will also prepare learners for recruitment in the armed forces in the Army, Royal Air Force or the Royal Navy.