Bridge to HE Studies - Engineering
Type: Part Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: 19 September 2019
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
34 weeks, Thursday 9am – 5pm
Who is it for
This course is aimed at mature learners who have industrial experience in an engineering related discipline and currently holds a Level 3 qualification, who wish to fast track to a Higher National Certificate in Engineering at Peterborough Regional College. The course includes the following level 3 units: Maths for Engineers, Mechanical Principles and Electrical/ Electronic Principles where each of the units must be completed with Distinction. This course reflects modern practices and provides a solid introduction into major areas of electrical and mechanical engineering.
Interview Skills Assessment
A brief interview (telephone or face to face) is required with the course tutor to determine the suitability of the course.
What will I need
The entry requirements are Level 3 qualifications in engineering / science although different qualifications / experience will be considered at the tutor's discretion. GCSE grade C in maths is also required and preferably in English and science.
What is covered
The units are based on EDECXEL BTEC Engineering Level 3 Units
• Maths for technicians
• Electrical and electronic principles
• Mechanical principles and applications
Students must obtain a distinction grade in the units above in order to progress onto Higher Education at University Centre Peterborough.
How is the course assessed
Assessment is by assignments externally verified by EDEXCEL to national standards.
What can this course lead to
This course is designed for students returning to education in preparation for further studies in Engineering such as Higher National Certificate in Engineering at University Centre Peterborough
Are there any additional costs