Engineering Foundation Level 1 Pathway at Reading College
This course will introduce you to the basic knowledge of engineering materials and design.You’ll learn in a supported environment at a pace that suits you. You will have the chance to complete a vocational qualification in Engineering and this will give you practical hands-on experience.
Your tutor will work with you to set individual learning targets each term and you will get feedback on your progress. You will be assessed through creating a folder of evidence for each subject. You will be assessed at a level that suits you. Functional
Skills and GCSE will be assessed through external examinations.
This is a one year full-time course which you attend three days a week. Learning will take place through a range of classroom based activities, practical hands on learning, research activities, educational visits and team work.
Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English depending on previous qualifications
Skills towards Enabling Progression Level 1 Certificate
All applicants need to have an initial assessment in English and maths and a successful interview with a member of the course team.
To be considered for a place on the course you will have achieved some GCSE grades D-F at school, or you’ll show that you can demonstrate English and maths at Entry Level 3 or above in your initial assessment.
On successful completion of the course you may move on to full time Level 2 course, apprenticeship or employment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading College directly.