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Engineering Diploma Level 1 at East Berkshire College

Course description

The aim of this valuable course is to develop your basic skills and knowledge to allow you to progress into a career in the Engineering Industry or to a higher level course.

The programme comprises modules involving practical work and essential knowledge related to engineering.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications although you will be required to take a College assessment. Enthusiasm for engineering will need to be demonstrated at interview.


The course comprises workshop-based activities supported by classroom study and assessment will depend on the study stream the student is matched to, and gaining unit merits along the programme to achieve the various learning aims.

Future opportunities

  • After taking the Level 1 qualification, you could move on to a Level 2 Engineering course.
  • This qualification can help you to progress in a wide range of engineering roles including:
  • Engineering operative Engineering maintenance technician Foundry moulder/core maker Mechanical engineering technician Sheet metal worker Toolmaker/machine setter

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Berkshire College directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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      • Autotronics and computing facilities
      • Microsoft Academy and Cisco Academy
      • New innovation centre
      • Hospitality & Catering Academy (public restaurant)
      • £5m sports centre (including gym and sports hall)
      • Engineering workshop with new CNC machine centre
      • STEM project and research space
      • REHAU renewable energy training centre
      • Learning centre with the latest PCs and tablets
      • Simulated hospital environment
      • Over 500 Microsoft Surface Pros to enable independent learning
      • Parking.