Available for: 16-19, Higher Education, Apprenticeships,


Learn skills in several aspects of engineering with a course in engineering.

These qualifications are the most varied engineering courses available at PROCAT. Students can study units encompassing all other aspects of engineering and gain a broader understanding of more specific areas. It is also possible to progress to an apprenticeship, higher apprenticeship or HNC.

Course Details

What you will study

The course can involve aspects of all areas of engineering. Students can expect to gain knowledge and skills in electrical and electronics, mechanical principles, CNC, CAD/CAM, fabrication and welding and more.

The importance of maths and English in daily life is beyond question. Almost every job requires the ability to read, write and use numbers confidently – especially in Construction or Engineering where you will be pricing jobs, measuring and completing tasks to precision.

English and maths qualifications are an essential element of your Study Programme and Apprenticeship training.


Grade 3 (D) or below you must study Functional Skills
Grade 4 (C) or above do not need Functional Skills

Study Programmes:

Grade 4 (C) or above students must study extended maths and English
Grade 3 (D) students must study GCSE maths and English

Self Study: 

PROCAT guidelines for self-study, meaning extra reading, researching and writing are as follows but of-course this is down to your own work ethic.

For a PASS:

Level 3: 1-2 hours per week studying at home/outside of college
Level 4: 3-4 hours per week studying at home/outside of college
Degree Apprenticeship: 5-6 hours per week studying at home/outside of college

Courses available

Level 2 Study Programme
Location: PROCAT Basildon Campus
Duration: 1 year
Study Format: 3 days per week

Level 3 Study Programme
Location: PROCAT Basildon Campus
Duration: 1 year
Study Format: 3 days per week


Where can I learn?

This course is located in Basildon


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