Where will this course lead?

The course is an ideal stepping stone for those who wish to progress to a HNC in Engineering.

What will I study?

To gain the Edexcel BTEC Level 3  Diploma in Engineering qualification you must achieve a minimum of 60 credits of which 30 are from mandatory core units which consist of:

- Health & Safety
- Mechanical Principles and Electrical & Electronic Principles.

The remainder credits are achieved through optional modules which may include Mathematics, Materials and Drawing.

How will this course be delivered?

The course is delivered through various assignments that cover 60 credits over 1 year these will taught through practical demonstrations, workshops and lectures.

Attendance is part time on a day-release basis

What qualifications will I get?

You will achieve a BTEC Level 3  Diploma in Engineering

How will I be assessed?

All modules are assessed by assignments; each unit's assessment is matched to the content of the unit. Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.

How do I get a place on the course?

Entry to the course is dependent upon successful interview and meeting the entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

You need a minimum of four GCSEs at Grade A - C including Mathematics & English Language. Mature students with appropriate life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.

If unsure please come and talk to us. Admission procedures are flexible and friendly.

What else do I need to know?

Please come and talk to us about fees and funding options.

We have a wide selection of library books and electronic books for you to use for this course.

There is no set text.

You will be expected to supply your own stationery such as folders, paper and pens.

Connection to the internet is expected, but facilities are available at College to do this if necessary.

What can I do after this course?

It is possible to continue with level 3 studies to gain a Diploma in Engineering.

If you have appropriate industrial experience and other level 3 qualifications, there may be a route available onto a HNC.


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