If you'd like to work in land-based engineering, this is the qualification for you. It is designed to provide you with a wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding which will equip you to progress to employment, or to further learning and training, within the land-based engineering industry.
We work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. This practical-based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the land-based engineering industry or specialist further study.
Vehicle engine technology
Calculations for service engineering and workshop processes
Testing, servicing and repairing engines, vehicle systems, electric systems and hydraulic systems
Health and safety
Testing, servicing and repairing land-based machinery and equipment
English and/or Maths (if not achieved at grade 4)
There is also a requirement to complete 315 hours of work experience.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma or equivalent.
Maths at grade 4 or higher is desirable due to the content of some of the units. Students will be individually assessed as part of the interview process to determine suitability.
One satisfactory reference is also needed.
On completion of this qualification, you will have obtained the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into industry or on to a higher level supervisory or management qualifications, e.g. Level 4 HNC in Engineering, or progress into employment in your chosen trade.