Aeronautical Engineering Level 3
Type: Full Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: 02 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
This course is ideal if you are looking for employment in the aviation sector, whether military or civil or for those who wish to progress into higher education to
study a Foundation or Honours Degree. The course covers advanced engineering subjects such as electrical principles, theory of fl ight, aircraft mechanical science
and jet engines.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including maths and science or other level 2 qualifi cation in engineering at Merit or above. You will also need to have achieved GCSE maths at grade C/4 or above. You will need to attend an interview to make sure the course is right for you. If you have other qualifications and/or relevant experience
you will be fully considered and may still be able to study for the course.
What is covered
This advanced course will include a mix of theoretical and practical units designed to offer a good grounding in airframes, engines and avionics. Subjects covered
• Engineering principles
• Engineering project
• Human factors
• AC instruments
• Theory of fl ight
• Aircraft gas turbine engines
• Aircraft electronic circuits
How is the course assessed
You will be assessed by both assessments and time–constrained assignments.
What can this course lead to
This course is ideal as an entry qualification for university and higher education courses in avionics, aerospace or engineering. The course will allow you to progress into employment in the aerospace industry as a technician in a variety of aviation
and engineering disciplines.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to supply your own overalls, safety shoes or boots and a pair of safety glasses.