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First Diploma in Engineering Technology

Engineering and manufacturing

This qualification meets the requirements of the Wolf report and is suitable for delivery in schools. It is included in the 2016 DFE Key Stage 4 Performance Tables list and has the equivalence of one GCSE. This qualification counts towards the Progress 8 measure. The learner must complete three mandatory units and choose one optional unit from thirty one optional units to suit local requirements.

No previous qualifications required

This vocational Level 2 qualification is intended for learners who require a Level 2 engineering qualification to provide them with a broad base of engineering understanding. It is intended for 14 -16 learners completing a vocational engineering qualification as a part of their school curriculum.



This is delivered via a blended mix of workshop and classroom activities, with an emphasis on practical activities.