Level 1 Certificate in Engineering Technologies (Motor Vehicle, Fabrication and Welding, Engineering)

The content and structure of the qualification has been designed to provide you with a broad introduction to the practices and processes of three main areas of engineering technologies, ie. Motor Vehicle, Fabrication and Welding and Engineering.

It provides a hands-on approach in these areas to give you an understanding of a range of potential careers and apprenticeships in this sector.

  • Entry Requirements

    We look for passion in any of the sectors above and a commitment to learning. all else. If you are under 19 and you do not have English & Maths GCSE grades A-C or equivalent, you will be required to undertake GCSE or Functional Skills alongside the main qualification.
  • Assessment Types

    Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple-choice examination for the mandatory unit and practical and theory assessments for the others.

    This is a graded qualification; learners can achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction.

  • Units/Modules

    Units of work include:

    • Health, safety and good housekeeping in the automotive environment
    • Machining Engineering materials & equipment
    • Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG/MAG)
    • Engine liquid cooling and engine lubrication systems
    • Spark ignition power units
    • Vehicle braking systems
    • Vehicle wheels and tyres
    • Vehicle exhaust systems
  • Benefits/Skills

    Students will develop an understanding of the operating principles and workings of a light motor vehicle, an introduction to welding and basic engineering processes.

    Students must complete successfully on this course if they wish to progress their studies.

  • Careers/Progression

    Opportunities include progression on to a higher level courses in one of the three specialist areas or an apprenticeship.
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