Level 1 inTechnology Studies

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This one-year, full-time programme is aimed at learners aged 16-18 who know that they want a highly-practical programme of learning. The programme aims to develop broad-based electrical installation and maintenance skills, alongside mechanical and fabrication engineering skills. The programme also provides the maths, English, and work skills you'll need to successfully progress into work or further study.

Course Content

The course includes a blend of practical and theory units designed to develop your skills in:

  • installing electrical equipment
  • domestic and commercial rewiring
  • fabrication and welding
  • machining
  • hand-fitting

In addition to studying Functional Skills English and Maths, you'll also study work skills and learn to learn.


The course provides you with access to a range of state-of-the-art workshops and equipment that replicate realistic work environments. This, coupled with work experience opportunities, provides learners with the confidence to demonstrate and practise skills in a broad range of contexts.

Entry Requirements

  • Two GCSEs and a positive reference.

Progression Opportunities

The broad, practical focus of this programme provides Apprenticeship progression opportunities into a range of work environments, including electrical contracting, engineering, and manufacturing organisations. The blend of practical and academic skills acquired will also assist you in progressing to further Level 2 and 3 full-time courses.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Our next undergraduate open day

Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm

Our next open day

Wednesday 4th December 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Next Open Day:

Saturday 23rd November 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm

Key Facts


  • August 2020

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

1 Year

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 20/21NFF0021

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