EAL Diploma Engineering and Manufacturing Level 1

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
31 August 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade E or above, to include Maths and English (or Welsh as a first language)

In a nutshell

This practical course offers an introduction to engineering and will give you access to a wide range of well-equipped workshops including:

  • mechanical
  • electrical
  • welding

This course is for you if...

...You are interested in engineering

...You want a broad range of engineering skills

...You are looking for an apprenticeship or career in engineering

What will I be doing?

You will study a range of modules including:

  • Working in engineering
  • Machining
  • Welding/Fabrication
  • Electronics
  • Maths and science
  • Computer aided design and manufacture

You will complete a mixture of workshop practical assessments and short theory assessments, as well as developing your Maths, English and employability skills.

If you don't already have a grade C in Maths and/or English GCSEs, you can retake these.

What is expected of me?

To enrol you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade E or above, to include Maths and English (or Welsh as a first language)

What comes next?

This course is designed for progression to a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Technology.

Typical job roles this qualification leads to include:

  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • CNC operator

Additional information

You’ll need Personal Protective Equipment, such as boots and overalls, the cost of which is approximately £40 You’ll also need to supply your own stationery and folders.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 31 August 2021

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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