Certificate: Introduction to Engineering and Technology (including Automotive Skills) EAL Level 1

Fife College


Rosyth Campus


This course is aimed at those who wish to work in the automotive, mechanical, electrical, fabrication and welding, or manufacturing engineering industries and focuses on improving broad-based practical skills and knowledge with a hands-on approach throughout.

You will gain both the SQA engineering skills and the EAL Level 1 Engineering and Technology qualifications. These are pre-apprenticeship qualifications where you will gain a wide range of practical experience with some examples of the situations you could face in an industry role. The course is open to both school leavers and those looking to change or further their careers.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 3 including English, Maths and a technological subject preferably including one at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 3. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

SVQ: Pro-Engineering SCQF Level 4,

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

SCQF Level



Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy