A recent CBI survey confirmed an increasing demand for people with skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with around 45 per cent of employers experiencing difficulty recruiting STEM-skilled staff. Engineering is one of the areas where demand is particularly high. These qualifications offer a wide range of optional units to choose from that include production planning, computer-aided drawing, engineering materials and much more.

Skills for Vocational Studies

Qualification Level Credits Guided Learning Hours
OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Vocational Studies* 1 9 81
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Vocational Studies* 1 32 283
* New units in Marine Engineering