EMTA Award (EAL) National Vocational Qualification in
Performing Engineering Operations (Welding) Level 1
One year full time
The course requires approximately 16 hours
contact time per week which will be timetabled between Monday to
Thursday 9am to 6.20pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm.
This award is aimed at people new to the
Engineering Industry who require qualifications in
The qualification recognises what a competent
person is able to do at work. The course involves learning and
developing the skills and knowledge needed to work in an
engineering workshop environment. This course has a high
The course requires the completion
of three mandatory and two optional assessment routes.
- Working safely in an engineering
- Working efficiently and effectively in
- Using and communicating technical
- Using manual MIG or MAG welding
- Using manual metal arc welding equipment
The course is internally assessed through
observation/practical/written assessment techniques.
Course Entry Requirements
- 2 GCSEs grades G and above in Maths and
- For equivalent qualifications see the ‘Guide
to General Entry Requirements’ on page
- All applicants must complete an initial
assessment in Maths and English and attend an individual
Entry requirements may be waived for mature
students who have relevant experience.
There are no course tuition fees if you are under 19 years old
on 31 August, however the Academy applies a £50 materials
fee for all full time courses. You may have to pay for textbooks,
personal kits, uniforms, trips and personal stationery.
As part of the assessment every student must
pass, or have passed each of the key skills at level 1 which are
assessed on the course.
Successful students can progress on to Level 2
Performing Engineering Operations or First Diploma in
Course Career Prospects
This programme is aimed at people wanting to
enter the industry, who require a basic qualification.
However after further study there are wider job opportunities
including craftsperson, technician, Technical engineering and
If you are unsure about your career progression please contact
the Careers Team.
For Specific Course Information Contact
Telephone Paul Smith on 01302
558 265, e-mail email@example.com or telephone
Academic Administration on 01302 553 663.
For Application and Enrolment Information Contact
Learner Services Centre
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