Performing Engineering Operations (PEO), Certificate | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code C1PENPF1SW

Performing Engineering Operations (PEO), Certificate

What will I do on this course?

This Level 1 engineering course is the perfect introduction to the practical environment of the engineering sector. You’ll develop the fundamental skills and knowledge for all engineering practices, which includes health and safety requirements and communicating engineering information.

You’ll course provides a lot of choice and flexibility so you get to find out which aspects of engineering you’re interested in. The majority of the teaching takes place in workshops, and we concentrate on the practical side of engineering and in particular machining.

As part of this course, you’ll get tutorial support, learn employability skills, and we’ll work with you to develop your English and maths abilities to the level that most employers look for.

How will I be assessed?

We’ll assess your workshop and practical skills and your portfolio.

What could I do after this course?

This course could lead to Weston College’s Level 2 course in Performing Engineering Operations (see or an engineering apprenticeship.


Entry Requirements

English and maths GCSE at grade 2/E or 3/D, plus an interest in and enthusiasm for engineering. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.

Course Level

Level 1

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What Our Students Say

Lewis Broom, Engineering Traineeship


Lewis Broom

“The classroom environment wasn't for me. I enjoy working with working with materials and making something I can be proud of.”

Course: Engineering Traineeship

What next? Lewis has now gained an apprenticeship at GKN following a successful traineeship

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