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Engineering Access to Apprenticeship at Bridgwater College

Course description

This is a one year full time course working in partnership with our industry partners and has been designed to give students engineering practical skills and knowledge in preparation for apprenticeships, work or progression to a Level 3 full time course.

This course is aimed at preparing students to enter the exciting world of engineering by giving them a grounding in many of the core engineering skills, working safely and effectively, together with an introduction to computer aided design (CAD). The course is suitable for School Leavers who would like an interesting and challenging career within a variety of engineering industries including… Manufacturing, Energy, Aerospace, Maintenance, Design, Welding and Fabrication, Automotive and Defence.

Course content

Units include:

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Turning and Milling Workshop Skills
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Engineering Assembly
  • Health & Safety
  • Welding

Entry requirements

You will need at least four GCSEs in the A* â€“ E range.

Alternatively you could have a relevant Level 1 or higher qualification. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.


Students will be assessed Programme through a range of practical and written assessments.

Future opportunities

You will have the opportunity to progress on to a large range of Engineering Apprenticeships or one of the Level 3 Engineering Diplomas.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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