Enhanced Engineering Programme (L3 Diploma Pre-Apprenticeship)

Course Overview

This one year hybrid programme consists of a Level 3 academic course, a Level 2 NVQ practical course and the essential skills to prepare you for an apprenticeship.

Apprenticeships offer you the golden opportunity to study whilst in the workplace, which means you get paid to continue your education, whilst gaining invaluable work experience.

Key areas of study include:

  • Engineering maths
  • Mechanical and electrical principles
  • Mechanical maintenance
  • Computer aided drafting
  • Pneumatics
  • Quality control and inspection
  • Welding Principles


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English Language and a Science subject. You must also pass an aptitude test (this will assess your ability to perform specific tasks and react to a range of different situations).

Course Delivery

Students will study a wide range of units, which allows learners to focus on their chosen career or area of interest and progress into employment or higher education.

Progression Opportunities

At the College you could progress to the HND in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

This course fast tracks to the second year of an apprenticeship programme or alternatively is acceptable entry to the Higher National Diploma.

Course deliverable in Welsh: