Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

Course units may 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

  • Starting Work in Engineering

  • Working in a Team

  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information

  • Engineering Marking Out

  • Developing Skills in Planning and Making a Machined Product
Entry Requirements

You will need a entry level 3 Engineering qualification or with the following:

  • 2 GCSE at grade A*- G.

  • F/S maths and English

  • You will be required to attend a College interview and complete an assessment test.

  • A recent reference.
Assessment Method

The assessments for this qualification have a practical focus and combine various assessment styles/methodologies in order to suit the subject and levels of units contained within it.

Progression Opportunities

Intermediate Engineering Studies Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Engineering Qualification number (QN): 601/0545/8 Or Intermediate Aeronautical Studies Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Engineering Qualification number (QN): 601/0545/8

Study Methods

Each unit has specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria. To pass an internally assessed unit, learners must meet all the assessment criteria.

These assessments will take place in specialised teaching areas which maximise your personal and subject development. You will create a portfolio of evidence based on your learning journey which will bring together your assessed work and include photograph evidence record. This will then be internally and externally assessed.

You will also have weekly tutorial and study skills sessions together with Work Experience.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.