Through this study programme, you will gain an understanding of the principles, methods and technology involved in a range of Engineering disciplines such as welding, fabrication, composite materials and machining. This makes it an excellent choice for people who want a career in this dynamic sector.
This programme is in the main practically based and includes hands-on training in our industry-standard workshops and theory sessions in the classrooms.
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You need five GCSEs grade A*-D, including English and maths.
When you successfully complete this programme, you can apply for the relevant Level 3 qualification or Advanced Apprenticeship in your chosen field of Engineering.
The Extended Certificate is assessed primarily through a series of assignments that are complete during the year of the course. There are three external exams with a pass/fail outcome although these do not contribute to the overall grade.
Typically the course will cover areas such as: Mechanical Science, Electrical and Electronic Principals, Maths, Business Studies, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design, CNC Machining, Manufacturing Processes.
Protective clothing and materials – Approximately £75. You will also need to contribute towards trips and activities.