Introduction to Engineering BTEC Diploma Level 1

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Gear up your engineering knowledge with this introductory programme. You will explore multiple aspects of engineering processes such as turning, milling, bench fitting, and electrical circuitry. You will create products in the workshop using industry standard tools and equipment and will be taught how to safely operate these.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Fit, turn, and mill using industry standard tools and equipment.
  • Bench fit to ensure smooth operation while working.
  • Gain transferable skills and support with progression.
  • Understand electrical circuits.
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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts

    Labour Market

    There are 2,239 jobs in the engineering technician, electrical engineering and engineering sector in Leeds, this means the sector has increased by 0.9% compared with 2018. (EMSI, 2019).

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