Extended Certificate in Skills for Engineering (QCF)

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00152
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 1


This course is an engineering taster programme and is the perfect option for any student wishing to take their very first steps into engineering. The course covers the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices, including health and safety requirements and communicating engineering information. The course is very flexible and offers you the chance to learn a wide range of engineering skills.


Units you may study include: An introduction to the engineering world Manual metal arc welding and sheet metal fabrication Using lathes for turning operations Milling and cutting machines Making components using hand tools and fitting techniques Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits Producing electrical components using hand fitting techniques Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

70% Assessment - Coursework 30% Assessment - Exam

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs or an Entry Level 3 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.