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EMTA Award (EAL) National Vocational Qualification

Course Description

This award is aimed at people new to the Engineering Industry who require qualifications in Mechanical Engineering.


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 practical content.

Course Structure

The course requires the completion of three mandatory and two optional assessment routes.


Mandatory Units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Using and communication technical information


Optional Units:

  • Making Components using Hand Tools and Fitting Techniques
  • Using Lathes for Turning Operations

Entry Requirements

  • 2 GCSEs grades G and above
  • Entry Level 3 in Engineering
  • For equivalent qualifications see the ‘Guide to General Entry Requirements’
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an individual interview

Course Progression Routes

Successful students can progress on to Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations or First Diploma in Engineering.

Course Career Prospects

This programme is aimed at people wanting to enter the industry, who require basic qualification. However after further study there are wider job opportunities including, craftsperson, technician, Technical engineer and project manager.


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If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.

Specific Course Information Contact

John Moore,, or the Academic Admin team on 01302 553663

How to Apply

To apply for this course, click here to download an application form. Completed forms should be returned to Centralised Admissions, Student Services, Doncaster College, FREEPOST RRBE CXT2 ZTGA, The Hub, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF.


After returning the form, you will be asked to attend an interview.

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