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Engineering Foundation Programme Level 1 at Furness College

Course description

An exciting introduction to enhance and complement the engineering courses offered, this multi-disciplinary course is designed as a first step for learners seeking a career in the engineering sector which includes; Electrical, Fabrication, Welding, Pipework and Mechanical Engineering.

Course content

The Programme is made up of the EAL Level 1 Certificate in Engineering Technology and the EAL Level 1 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations. The course will raise awareness of the vast range of opportunities in the engineering and manufacturing sector.

Every full-time course will include a real experience of work.

Maths and English form part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.

Entry requirements

A – G grades are required in maths, English and science.


Through projects and assessments.

Financial information

You will need overalls, boots, stationery and drawing equipment.

Future opportunities

Students can progress on to the Level 2 Engineering Foundation Programme or an Apprenticeship. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview.

Further information

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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