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Entry Requirements

You should have an interest in engineering, a commitment to working hard plus a good school report commenting on attendance and punctuality, behaviour and commitment.

Who is the course for

This course is suitable for students wanting to gain entry into Electrical / Electronic Engineering

Course Content

You can gain two qualifications on this course.

1. EAL Level 1 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

Course units include:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
  • Using and communicating technical information
  • Making components using hand tools and fitting techniques
  • Assembling electronic circuits.

2. BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Engineering

Course units include:

  • Working safely in engineering
  • Developing skills in making engineering components using hand tools
  • Developing skills in using a bench/pedestal drilling machine
  • Developing skills in electronic assembly.

Study Methods

Explanation of theory , practical work, portfolio building, basic research, quizzes, project work, etc.

How is the course assessed

For Performing Engineering Operations and Supporting Employability and Personal Effectiveness, candidates will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence for each unit.

For Certificate in Engineering candidates will be assessed by completing internally prepared assignments.

All the 3 component courses will be externally verified

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment in an electrical/ electronic or mechanical engineering environment.

More Information

For more information, please contact our Information, Advice & Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00