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Title: Engineering Level 1
Location: Dover Technical College

Engineering Level 1

Perfect if you want to learn basic skills related to engineering, with the opportunity to progress onto a Level 2 programme.

What does this course involve?

You’ll learn basic electronic and mechanical engineering skills alongside basic computer skills needed in the engineering trade.

Other aspects of the course cover:

  • Computer-Aided Drawing
  • Joining materials using welding
  • Making engineering components
  • Using a bench pedestal drilling machine
  • Using mathematics and science in engineering
  • Wiring electrical circuits and components

You can look forward to trips and visits alongside guest speakers and the chance to participate in competitions.

This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

What qualifications do I need?

4 GCSEs grade E–G (2 or 1) with English and maths Entry Level 3. 


You will learn through practical sessions in our centre for engineering. Assessment will be through written work.



Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Maison Dieu Road
Dover, Kent
CT16 1DH

01304 244332