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Start date: 01/09/2018 - SGS Berkeley Green
End date: 31/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Course length: 1 year
Qualifications: Diploma Level 1
Code: 77984
Cost: N/A

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Level 1 Engineering

Full time course


Our inspiring engineering courses are designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment in the engineering industry. Covering practical as well as specialised disciplines our courses prepare learners for key areas such as Mechanical, Production, Electrical and Maintenance Engineering, Electrical Installations, Electronics, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Rapid Prototyping Technology.

We have fantastic links with the regions engineering companies. Our courses are designed in collaboration with employers to ensure courses are relevant to industry. Students will not only benefit from industry experienced tutors but will also have access to guest lectures and work placements in industry.

Skills required

  • Excellent Maths and IT ability
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • The ability to analyse problems
  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
  • Technical skills

Qualifications and progression

You can study at levels 1, 2, and 3 or on an apprenticeship at SGS Berkeley Green. On completion you can progress onto a HND or degree level course at SGS or other university.

Industry and employment opportunities

With 1.4 million people employed nationally in this sector, around 14% of all jobs in our area are in engineering and manufacturing and it is the fastest growing industry within our region.

What do I need to join?

You will need three GCSEs at grade 2 (grade E), including English and maths. 

What can I do next?

On successful completion, learners can progress to Level 2 Welding or Engineering or an apprenticeship. 


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Dates & Costs

Level 1 Engineering

Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Course length: 1 year
Time(s): tbc
Qualifications: Diploma Level 1
Code: 77984

Tuition Fees

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course. If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement. If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date fees – these may be subject to change.

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