Vocational Course

Applied Science - Engineering BTEC Level 3

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About this course

This course will provide you with knowledge and experience in a variety of Engineering areas including Electrical Engineering and Materials Engineering together with their applications.

During the course you will consider the implications of Health & Safety in the Engineering workplace; the course covers the most common mathematical tools applied to Engineering.

In addition the course looks at the underlying scientific principles and how they are applied to Engineering.

What will I learn?

  • Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Mathematics for Engineers
  • Electrical & Electric Principles
  • Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Scientific Investigation
  • Metallurgical Techniques

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by a series of assignments.

What do I need?

General Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C including English and Maths at grade 4 (grade C)

Specific Requirements

  • Science and Additional Science at grade C and Maths at grade 5 (grade B)

In certain circumstances we will accept variations to this entry guide and create a personalised programme.

Where can it take me?

  • College - HNC Manufacturing Engineering, HNC Electrical Engineering or a range of Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University Progression - Engineering and related programmes
  • Careers - Engineers, engineering apprentice, engineering technicians, armed forces