Certificate: Introduction to Engineering and Technology EAL Level 1

Fife College


Levenmouth 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

National 3 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

Subject to successful interview and completion of this course, you may progress onto an appropriate Level 5 Engineering Course for example NC Fabrication and Welding,

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